Victor van Werkhooven

Groningen Metro Transit Map (2020)

Groningen Metro Transit: a highly improbable subway network Welcome to the City of Groningen, home to the country’s most overly extensive metro transit network. Although the official slogan maintains that ‘there’s nothing above Groningen’, nowhere does it say that you’re not allowed to go underneath. For the convenience of the international visitor, this map has …

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Preipop 2018

Pictures of the last edition (February 22 & 23, 2018) of Preipop, a free music festival in Groningen for everyone looking for the next big thing (or just enjoy decent music and cheap beer). With acts like Blue Eskimo, Five Minute March, Shabby Cabs, 10 To Go, Cirrus Minor and Mr. Memoir & Drico. [AFG_gallery …

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[Dutch] De Baantjescarroussels van Nederlandse Bewindslieden

November 2017: ‘tis the season om ons weer eens oud-Hollands kapot te ergeren aan al die voormalige bewindslieden die óf moeilijk hard op hun wachtgeld gaan teren van onze belastingcenten, óf via vriendjespolitiek, old boys networks en schaamteloos nepotisme meteen een of andere topfunctie inrollen. Sjongejonge. </populismemodus off> Maar wat stelt die Haagse baantjescarroussel nou helemaal voor? Ik …

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A Website for Simon Ettekoven

In the wake of his professional career, Simon Ettekoven, former teacher and educationalist, wanted a platform to publish his own essays, short stories and other material. His website, (SimonWrites) demanded a clean, text-centered layout, a decent categorisation system, and an easy way to submit new stories without too much technical hassle.

Famous Faces of Europe

The Pantheon 1.0 dataset maps “historical cultural production” by collecting, visualizing and analyzing data from the biographies of historically, culturally and/or politically significant figures worldwide. See here for more info about their methods. Although this map is largely created by listing the first name in every country (see Ranking > People > Parameter: Birth Country), the …

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Timelapse: Ameland The advantage of a holiday home in a quiet part of a Dutch Wadden island: just put down your camera, set aperture, length and intervals, and just let the equipment do its job while you’re sitting comfortably inside. At least until the floodgates of heaven open up… Music: Sleeping at Last – Households