CityPoem 21 – Vancouver

CityPoems are mirrors, making the reader reflect on his own views. Walls of cities become more than walls. Glass becomes more than glass. This Sunday a CityPoem from Vancouver. A poem is by Henri Cole.Vancouver CityPoem: Haircut, Henri Cole…

46 Books of 15 meters high

Leiden’s new welcome. photo: Kurafire Near the square near the train station of Leiden there was an ugly building excavation. awaiting a project that does not seem to want to get started. The mayor’s office decided to brighten the city’s…

CityPoem 20 – Tel Aviv

A poem that can be read both horizontally and vertically.Rivka D. Mayer is artist, writer, photographer, poet, curator and researcher in Tel Aviv. This poem was part of a project Dialogaze with Window Poems. Rivka D. Mayer allowed her…

CityPoem 19 – Paris

Not one CityPoem, but 26. And we had to make a selection. A selection of the very well known Parisian stencil artist ‘Miss.Tic’. No one knows who she is. aMiss.Tic appears with short pun poems and an image of…

Creating the Soul of New Town Almere

“Once you live in Almere, you have to get up and do something, otherwise you get depressed.” Connie Franssen works as a freelance journalist. In 1997, she moved from her beloved Amsterdam to new town Almere.  She is one of…

A New Town with a Memory?

Oral History in a New Town??? An interview with Connie Franssen of the storytelling project in Almere. One of the founders of Geheugen van Almere, a website and meeting place for stories of the residents. Creating the soul of a…

LoveLocks Revisited: Pécs, Hungary

Have a lock inscribed for the two of you, lock it to the gate, throw away the key, and your love will last. Photo: MattyDavy, www.flickr.com/photos/mattydavy/ Earlier Inspiring Cities published about the Lovelocks in Tata, near the lake. Lovers inscribe…