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Beauty in Simple Things

by Andi Surwi||o

Wien — My washing machine broke down the other day and I had to do the washing like our grandparents used to -by hand. It wasn’t much fun really, until I realised that even this simple scene had beauty in it. As Virginia Woolf once wrote: “Let us not take for granted that life exists more fully in what is commonly thought big than in what is commonly thought small.” I stopped what I was doing, and wen...

Simple Things, drawing, sketch


by Andi Surwi||o

Elena — Reminiscence of old times in the country, when small villages were full of life and children of all ages were playing in the streets. Unfortunately, hiking through the central Balkan mountains this s...

Art, photography, painting

oh thou great white wall! how many ways may my eyes gaze upon thee?

by Daniel Chow

Philadelphia — at least 9 ways.

drawing, sketch

At some point we accept the path that took us to where we are now.

by Aafke Mertens

Amsterdam — I love drawing. It takes me to another place. I like being able to draw things that pop into my mind, even though it not always ends up as I had imagined in the first place. Today I drew something I h...

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