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Sweet&Salt in the Journal of Preservation Technology

The American publication Journal of Preservation Technology invited me to write about the changing Dutch approach to water management. “The Dutch have centuries of experience in keeping the water at bay. But will that suffice to protect the lowlands from the effects of climate change?” With examples from all around the country, from the Enclosure Dike up north to Rotterdam and down to Zeeland, and with some studies of future scenario’s – including managed retreat. Read my piece here:

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TRACY•TV #59: Saskia Boelsums brings drama to Dutch landscape

At first sight, the flat Dutch landscape under gray skies would seem to be lacking in drama. Photographer Saskia Boelsums has found a way to make the landscape look truly dramatic: with color, with clouds, with patience and of course with the computer. And rather than having Instagram crop her images into squares, she decided to photograph in a square format herself. “It’s difficult. I like that.” She has a solo show now at Eduard Planting Gallery.

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