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Jeroen Huijbregts

A few months ago I sat down with illustrator / graphic designer, artist and all-round good guy Jeroen Huijbregts to interview him about his artistic aspirations. On a terrace in Amsterdam we enjoyed the first sun-rays of the year, some fried eggs (with bacon) and discussed Jeroen's artistic life. As this was in March and it is now June, you can imagine this interview is long overdue. But like many good things, it only seems to have...

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  •  10.06.2014
  •  Arden

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Leendert-Jan de Ronde

Though CFYE traverses the digital globe in search of talents in the most obscure corners of the deep web, we try not to forget about the local talents. We're always happy to receive a message from local talents like the fantastic Dutch illustrator Leendert-Jan de Ronde (LJ). LJ works on illustration projects and easily crosses over to fashion, product design and branding. His strong visual style makes that he never loses any of his...

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  •  31.03.2014
  •  Arden

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Narcélio Grud

If you think street art consists out of nothing more than stencils with a witty punch-line, you should have a look at the works of Brazilian artist Narcélio Grud. His work varies from public sound interventions, sculptures and spray-can spirographs, to murals created with discarded materials like fruit or oil. Over the years Narcélio has shared some fantastic video's showing his experiments with various techniques....

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  •  08.03.2014
  •  Arden

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Cengiz Yar – War is Mobile

"I believe it's incredibly important to tell these stories"

Based in Chicago, Cengiz Yar is a hard working documentary photographer, freelance photojournalist and a founding member of the Frontline Freelancer Registry. His urge to tell stories is big, his urge to experiment and to grow as a storyteller probably even bigger....

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  •  07.03.2014
  •  Kaymir

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Anne Barlinckhoff

"You won't know untill you fucking try"

Amsterdam based photographer Anne Barlinckhoff is one of the freshest emerging talents! We first came across her work when we featured her collaboration with artist Laser 3.14 and were immediately intrigued by her approach of taking pictures; instead of staying in her comfort zone she actively goes out pursuing the subjects she wants to capture, resulting in unforced, sexy and fun looking photo shoots with quality results. "You won't...

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  •  02.12.2013
  •  Arden

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Michael Floor – Havenstraat

In between Amsterdam’s Olympic stadium and a former correctional facility lays the Havenstraat terrain, one of the last rough patches within the city’s ring-way. Barely subjected to Amsterdam’s fast-paced gentrification, the Havenstraat terrain is an odd collection of barracks, shacks and old tram depots which house businesses, workshops and a tram museum. As the city council has plans to build an apartment complex on the costly...

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  •  08.11.2013
  •  Arden

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M.R. Hasan – Park life

A place of serenity for the inhabitants of Dhaka city, Bangladesh

Parks are of immense value to their cities. Whether it's about aesthetic, environmental, recreational or economical values, parks are a place for refreshment for the city's inhabitants and add some openness to the streets. Bangladesh' capital, Dhaka city, houses over 20 million people, with new fortune seekers arriving every day. You can only imagine the importance of a park in such a densely urbanized area. Bangladesh based...

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  •  18.10.2013
  •  Kaymir

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Knar Bedian – Armenian Roots

A trip trough Nagorno-Karabakh, an unfamiliair region in the Caucasus

Armenian photographer Knar Bedian took a trip to Nagorno-Karabakh, a once disputed territory in Azerbaijan that has now gained independence. She was able to travel on the Kelbajar route, a road with extremely poor conditions that connects Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. She got in touch with us to offer the world a glimpse of a place that most people haven't heard of....

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  •  16.10.2013
  •  Kaymir

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Sicksystems

Let me introduce you to Dmitri Aske, aka Sicksystems, He's a multidisciplinary artist from Moscow, Russia and 'sick' is the appropriate term for his work (in a good way)! With a background as graffiti artist, a healthy interest for typography (not in the last place because his father is a typeface designer) and a love for geometric figures, Sicksystems has been pushing boundaries since he began back in 2000. He's active as illustrator,...

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  •  14.10.2013
  •  Arden

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Turjoy Chowdhury – A Savar tragedy

A haunting photo report of the factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 2013

A young man somehow managed to get hold of his mobile phone to give his mother a last call. A woman took out her ID card and held on to it firmly, so at least her body could be identified for her children. These are just some of the horrific stories resulting from the collapse of 'Rana Plaza', an eight-story commercial building in Savar, Dhaka (Bangladesh), on April 24th of this year. More than 1100 people died and thousands of more...

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  •  14.10.2013
  •  Arden