RVDA shot legendary star-photographer mr TERRY O’NEILL on his stay in AMSTERDAM, where he had an exhibition at the EDUARD PLANTING gallery. the London Evening Standard run that portrait of mr TERRY O’NEILL (in front of his famous photo of miss BRIGITTE BARDOT) whith their story on him.
the androgynous mr DAVID KOPPELAAR.
the Amsterdam based well-known crossdresser and party photographer (aka “sheeza hoo”) was used by stylist SUSI SOMMER as transgender model for both the women’s as the men’s collections in the fashion series shot for HET PAROOL fashion magazine. here wearing Marlene Birger / Isabel Marant / Fendi.
shot on Hasselblad/PhaseOne at Umskatka Studio.
miss RINEKE DIJKSTRA.
an artist pur sang. her work is shown permanently at the STEDELIJK Museum Amsterdam where she has her own hall. she recently also had a solo exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. next to the STEDELIJK miss DIJKSTRA’s works are held in numerous other museum collections, including ao Tate London, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, Guggenheim Museum New York and the Museum of COntemporary Art in Chicago.
miss RINEKE DIJKSTRA was portrayed by RVDA at the MIKE KELLEY exhibition opening at the STEDELIJK Museum Amsterdam.
mr REM KOOLHAAS.
one of the world’s most renowned (and famous) architects, founder of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, OMA. see: www.OMA.eu
mr KOOLHAAS was portrayed by RVDA after the MIKE KELLEY opening at the STEDELIJK MUSEUM Amsterdam.
STEDELIJK / PERFORMANCE - “PANSY METAL / CLOVERED HOOF” (original 1989).
the MIKE KELLY performance again choreographed, as in 1989, by ANITA PACE was shown to an international audience on 14/12/2012 at the MIKE KELLEY exhibition opening at the STEDELIJK MUSEUM, Amsterdam (MIKE KELLEY 15/12/2012 - 01/04/2013). on this photo the dancer mr MIGUEL DO VALE, who did the performance “PANSY METAL / CLOVERED HOOF” together with EILIT MAROM, EVELYNE ROSSIE and NIELS WEIJER.
for more information on the performance or on the exhibition in general see www.STEDELIJK.nl.
for more photos of the performance or of the opening in general click the photo above.
DUTCH FASHION AWARDS 2012 by the DUTCH FASHION FOUNDATION.
one of the nominees was miss MARGA WEIMANS. she did not win, but I thought to post this photo anyhow.
for more info on the awards: www.DutchFashionAwards.com
mr WALDEMAR TORENSTRA.
together with mr DIRK ZEELENBERG and mr JEROEN SPITZENBERGER (and the likes of miss CHANTAL JANZEN..) mr WALDEMAR will star in the new RTL Hitseries DIVORCE, created by the team of GOOISCHE VROUWEN (ao WILL KOOPMAN and LINDA DE MOL).
with this kind of namedropping possible it cannot be anything other than hilarious..
the series is brought to you by DISARONNO. BE ORIGINALE.
mr WALDEMAR TORENSTRA.
upcoming sunday DIVORCE will hit your screen, the new series by the team who created GOOISCHE VROUWEN, ao WILL KOOPMAN and LINDA DE MOL.
three men, amongst whom mr WALDEMAR, all undergoing a DIVORCE, living under one roof. it will be Hilarious! (I saw an episode..)
the new RTL series is brought to you by DISARONNO, see the custom made bottle mr WALDEMAR just signed.
miss JOLANDA VAN DEN BERG for FIGHT CANCER.
saturday the 9th of February the Love&Fight Night will hit town. a very special charity gala to raise money for Fight Cancer. the invites have been sent, so buy that table! donate to fight cancer and be dazzled by this night brought to you by miss JOLANDA VAN DEN BERG, SOMETHING ORIGINAL BV. and The HARBOUR CLUB.
for reservations: Reservation@LoveandFightNight.nl
for more information: info@LoveandFightNight.nl
cu there! GrR RVDA.
dress: MATTIJS, Mattijs van Bergen
hair and make-up: Marleen Holthuis
model: Jolanda van den Berg
production: Jolanda van den Berg
location: The Athletic CLub
photo: Reinier RVDA on Hasselblad/Phase One.
mr JEROEN WILLEMS died. on stage. an actor died. on stage.
today mr JEROEN WILLEMS died while rehearsing for the 125th birthday celebration of the Royal Theatre Carré. mr WILLEMS was 50 years of age. my last photo of mr WILLEMS, shot some months ago, was of him gently closing a coffin. this photo. shot at the set of ‘boven is het stil’ for PARK magazine. he was very amiable. very kind. a strong man to look at, yet gentle, as with the coffin. a great actor. 50 years..
Requiescat in Pace.