Posted on: April 17, 2018 Posted by: Mariana Castañeda Comments: 1

Catalan Protesters Demand Release of Political Prisoners in Amsterdam

Around 60 people gathered in Amsterdam’s city center on Saturday afternoon to protest against Catalan political prisoners in Spain. The demonstration took place one day before a massive protest in Barcelona, where around 300’000 people marched against the imprisonment of Catalan separatist leaders and exiled politicians, according to The New York Times. Saturday’s demonstration in Dam Square was organized by the Catalan Assembly (ANC) and the International Socialists (IS). This was one…

Posted on: April 17, 2018 Posted by: Max Kikken Comments: 1

An Interview with World Press Photo of the Year Winner Ronaldo Schemidt

On Friday, April 13, the World Press Photo exhibition officially kicked off in the Nieuwe Kerk on the Dam in Amsterdam with, at the center of attention, the winner of this year’s World Press Photo of the year, 47-year old Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt. His photo features José Victor Salazar Balza, who caught fire because of an exploded motorcycle in the middle of violent clashes between protesters against the ruling President…

Posted on: April 17, 2018 Posted by: Jiwon Park Comments: 1

IDD 2018: “We have a lot of great artists from different areas, so we want people to see it and enjoy it as well.”

From April 6th to April 7th, the Cultural Student-Center, or CREA, hosted the art festival “In De Diamantfabriek” at the Roeterseiland-Campus. IDD is a special art festival which offers opportunities for young talents in Amsterdam to present their art works. The festival included multiple areas of art such as dance, music, visual arts and spoken words, which enabled the visitors to experience new perspectives and fresh ideas about art. On the final…