friday, November 19 2010

Julia, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Is wearing a miniature miter, referring to the Dutch tradition ‘Sinterklaas’, a kind of Santa Claus that comes in november and leave the country on the 6th of December. She likes acting, playing guitar, writing and reading books. Her favorite band: The Beatles.

thursday, November 18 2010

Samir, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to chill with his friends in the streets or in parks. Very good in doing stunts with his BMX-bike in halfpipes. Likes to listen to hardcore-music.

wednesday, November 17 2010

Mohamud, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Folows law school. Wants to become a member of Government in Somalia, the country of his roots, to end the bloody civil war. Likes to watch Lord of the Rings.

friday, November 12 2010

Dennis, 17 years old, Venlo. Used to be a fanatic inline-skater. Nowadays training on skateboards. Drives a scooter that looks like a motorcycle. Plays guitar. His guitar hero’s include Slash and Jimmy Hendrix.

thursday, November 04 2010

Christaan, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Studies audiovisual design. Plans to go to the Filmacademie, where he wants to learn about cinematography. His favorite movies, because of lightning and camerawork, include Where the Wild Things are and Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain.

tuesday, November 02 2010

Zalika, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Lives part time in the Netherlands and part time in Great Britain. Wants to become a photographer. She likes to makes photos of plants and flowers. Listen to rock bands like Emarosa.

monday, November 01 2010

Sam, 19 years old, Amsterdam. On an art journey through the city. Particular likes the old architecture. He studies design. Lately designed teaboxes and teacups: Sam is British.

sunday, October 31 2010

Boaz, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Already being photographed by Jasper Groen for 5 years. Known for choosing special clothes, but when photographed yesterday he was wearing old clothes because he was playing with his younger sister in a messy street. Fanatic in sports.

saturday, October 30 2010

Bart, 18 years old, Venlo. Enthusiastic skater. Member of local scouts. Listen to Cranberries, Nirvana and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Likes to draw and to edit photos in Photoshop.

friday, October 29 2010

Selina, 14 years old, Venlo. She likes to sing, draw and being creative. Ambition: a job in the music industry, as a singer or a producer. She listens to techno, dubstep, drum & bass and R&B.

thursday, October 28 2010

Dylan, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Visiting the Affordable Art Fair. He likes to climb public spaces, a sport called ‘freerunning’ or ‘parcours’. Names Daft Punk as his favorite artists.

wednesday, October 27 2010

Wessel, 15 years old, Assendelft. Likes to change his style every now and than. Second model that posed twice for A Portrait For Breakfast, this time at home. A great drawer. Likes a lot of music, including The Dubliners, Elvis Presley and Guns N’ Roses.

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tuesday, October 26 2010

Ruben, 22 years old, Amsterdam. Professional model and actor. Works frequently with Erwin Olaf for photography and film. Now creating an artwork on the internet.

monday, October 25 2010

Sofie, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Photographed after an auction at Christie’s. Her mother bought for 10.000 euro a numbered and signed print of a young Michael Jackson. Sofie likes the music of Jackson, as well as Alain Clark. She is defender in a football team.

sunday, October 24 2010

Nadieh, 17 years old, Venlo. Has another hairstyle every month. She likes movies like Seven, Saw and The Beach. Her favorite television program is Temptation Island.

saturday, October 23 2010

Tim, 18 years old, Venlo. Bass player from Upon the Faithful, a band that plays gospel, death metal and progressive. Influenced by Veil of Maya and Impending Doom. Plug in his ear has the size of 40 milimeter.

friday, October 22 2010

Laura, 19 years old, Kaatsheuvel. Wants to become a social worker. A right winged striker in a football team for ladies. Likes to listen to Eminem.

thursday, October 21 2010

Joel, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Motto: Enjoy life. Likes punk music, including The Misfits and The New York Dolls. Not yet a clue about his future.

wednesday, October 20 2010

Roberto, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Into photography and riding BMX. Often visiting concerts, anywhere in the Netherlands and abroad. Saw Haribo Macht Kinder Froh a record of seven times. Has several piercings in his body. His hero: Mitch Lucker, singer from extrem metal band Suicide Silence.

tuesday, October 19 2010

Kariem, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Studies Japanese language in Leiden. His interest in the language and the culture is kind of a protest, because secondary school only teached him about European culture and he was fed up with this egoistic attitude. He also likes anime and Japanese music styles, including visual kei and J-rock. Favorite band: One OK Rock.

monday, October 18 2010

Jessy, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Vocals in the death metal band Hollywood Heezay. In future he wants to be a tattoo artist. Will give a huge party in Vondelpark to celebrate his 15th birthday in November.

sunday, October 17 2010

Shanna, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Member of a fanfare, together with her mother. She plays horn and she particular likes to play pop songs. One of her favorite songs to play is ‘Hallelujah’ from Leonard Cohen.

saturday, October 16 2010

Arjen, 18 years old, Rotterdam. Photographed is his new found student room. Studies at Willem de Kooning Academie, at the department ‘Lifestyle and design’. Just nominated to get his work presented in New York and Paris. Likes Mika and Armin van Buuren.

friday, October 15 2010

Michiel, 18 years old, Utrecht (met on the train from Amsterdam to Utrecht). Studies graphic design. Wants to work in a tattoo shop. Doesn’t have a tattoo himself, but draws them on a daily base. Favorite band: Beyond the Horizon, a metal band from Skopje, Macedonia, former republic of Yugoslavia.

thursday, October 14 2010

Thomas, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Interested in a job in the game-industry. Thinks about designing a game with young, alternative characters (like punks or goths). Favorite game: Fall Out. Favorite punk band: The Exploited.

wednesday, October 13 2010

Selina, 15 years old, Amsterdam. About to start with singing lessons. Likes the christian rock band Skillet, but not for specifically the texts. Says her favorite movie is Finding Nemo.

tuesday, October 12 2010

Dereck, 24 years old, Amsterdam. Professional dancer from France. Specialised in contemporary dance. Photographed at home, just after waking up.

monday, October 11 2010

Tristan, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Likes Haribo Macht Kinder Froh, an upcoming Dutch band.

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Nina, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to draw, to photograph and to write poems. Wants to become a graphic designer and work in the world of advertisements. Favorite food ranges from donuts to sushi.

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saturday, October 09 2010

Zion, 11 years old, Venlo. Likes: his dog, school, playing football, watching football, Ronaldinho, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Ajax, playing drums, inline skating , Adidas, Nike and Playstation.

friday, October 08 2010

Nizar, 18 years old, Venlo. Used to have dreadlocks and emo-style-hair. Shaved his hair and started a new life as a student. Good in skateboarding. Likes Nirvana, 3 Doors Down and Black Sabbath.

thursday, October 07 2010

Sven, 14 years old, Venlo. Likes to hang out on the streets and play football with friends. In future he is planning to work in the army and to serve during peace missions. He says he has no specific preference for music.

wednesday, October 06 2010

Sasha, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to open a combination of a coffeeshop and a snackbar in the future, since ‘everybody wants to eat after some joints’. Likes dubstep house. Favorite band: Chase & Status.

tuesday, October 05 2010

Christy, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to draw and to wants become a tattoo artist. Visited a concert of Welsh heavy metal band Bullet For My Valentine. Zodiac sign: Gemini.

monday, October 04 2010

Marc, 19 years old, and Ylinde, 18 years old, Amsterdam. In love since a several months, but this is their first photo together.Marc wants to become a producer of a tv-program, while Ylinde wants to write stories for music-magazines. Met each other while studying Journalism in Zwolle. Photographed before the BBYCKS -concert at the Melkweg.

sunday, October 03 2010

Wessel, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Still in secondary school, but already specializing in graphic design. Lately designed some T-shirts for Dance For Life. Likes to draw people, from the face till – for example – a single finger only. Inspired by Canadian artist and art director Michael Shantz.

saturday, October 02 2010

Ramon, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Gets educated as a designer and maker of fashion. Likes to sing, mostly in private, and is into streetdance.

friday, October 01 2010

Koen, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Even alternative people comment on his hair, Koen says. Still schooling, but wants to work in the IT-business. Listen to all kind of metal styles.

thursday, September 30 2010

Sander, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Studies aviation engineering. Already as a kid he liked to repair or work with broken radios and televisions. Listens to death metal and metal core.

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wednesday, September 29 2010

Annouk, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to become a writer of novels. Just finished her first book, about reincarnation. She believes she is the reincarnation of another girl, who was killed at the age of 16 years old near the border of Amsterdam.

tuesday, September 28 2010

Enzo, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Describes himself as: “a philosofic, broke, guitarplaying, future pilot”. Likes to listen to the American rock band ‘3 Doors down’.

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monday, September 27 2010

Gianni, 22 years old, Amsterdam. Photographed during a party in Trouw. Interested in fashion, styling and design. Has been a model several times. Wears a hoodie designed by his sister.

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sunday, September 26 2010

Merel, 13 years old, Delfgauw. Likes to make music on her flute. Thinks about working in a hospital to take care for children when she is grown up.

saturday, September 25 2010

Thomas, 14 years old, Delfgauw. Active swimmer and volleyball player. Thinking about becoming an architect or interior designer. Favorite movie: Dragonheart.

friday, September 24 2010

Babeth, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Studies Cultural Heritage. Now a trainee at Foam, museum for photography in Amsterdam. Wants to become a photographeer herself. She likes the works of Sally Mann, particular her series about her children (‘Immediate Family’).

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thursday, September 23 2010

Goos, 11 years old, Amsterdam. Helped building architectural constructions of bamboo around a wooden bicylce track at Westerpark (a project of Mediamatic, Antoon Versteegde and DUS Architects). Learning aikido. He wants to become a lawyer in future, “because it is an important job”.

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wednesday, September 22 2010

Mano, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Performs in the semi-final of the National Junior Song Festival in the Netherlands, next Saturday (please, vote for him!). Photographed after his last singing lesson before the liveshow on national television.

tuesday, September 21 2010

Ira, 22 years old, St. Petersburg, Russia. She likes metal and rock music, and plays guitar herself. For a living Ira makes decorative paintings in houses.

monday, September 20 2010

Ilya, 15 years old, St. Petersburg, Russia. Since one year going to a school for circusartists. Likes to become a clown or an acrobatic. Not yet specialised in dancing on ropes.

sunday, September 19 2010

Emil, 18 years old, St. Petersburg, Russia. Studies government-administration, and dreams to reach the highest level in Russia: become a future president. Would also like to preform as a rock artist. Favorite bands include 30 Seconds to Mars, Sex Pistols and Queen.

saturday, September 18 2010

Dmitry, 21 years old, St. Petersburg, Russia.  Barrista by profession, but interested in other cultures. Is studying Japanese history as a hobby. Working on a career in the musicindustry: he wants to become a technician or a producer. Listens to all kind of music, including death metal and jazz.

friday, September 17 2010

Maxim, 19 years old, St. Petersburg, Russia. Studies history of arts in Moscow. Also interested in taking photos. Likes to combine Medieval legends with contomperary photography.

thursday, September 16 2010

Sam, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to become an actor, not in cinema or on tv, but on stage. Latest drama he saw was a play in a theatre in Amsterdamse Bos (Amsterdam Forest).

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wednesday, September 15 2010

Maja, 24 years old, Amsterdam. Made a documentary about transgenderim and work for TranScreen Film Festival. Likes alternative rock, punk music, Virginia Woolf, The Smiths and Little Britain. Became Master of Arts at the University of Amsterdam last year.

tuesday, September 14 2010

Rosa, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Plays piano: Van Beethoven and Mozart in the past, the Beatles and other pop music now. Wants to become a journalist, because she wants to learn more about people and ask them questions.

monday, September 13 2010

Theo, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Defines himself as a musician. Plays guitar in two bands: Eden to Ashes, a progressive death metal band, and Der Nimwegen Metal Allianz, so called Deutsches Party Metal. This last band started as a joke and is a parody on Rammstein.

sunday, September 12 2010

Esther, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Wanted to a become a detective at the police force, but she changed plans. Member of the Scouting. Listens to Greenday and Metallica.

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saturday, September 11 2010

Jordi, 21 years old, Amsterdam. Organizer of trendy parties, including the infamous M.U.L.T.I.S.E.X.I. Likes David Bowie as well as Lady Gaga. Movies: Spirited Away and Where the Wild Things Are. Obviously interested in fashion.

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friday, September 10 2010

Esther, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Midfielder in football. Likes to listen to Coldplay. Wants to become an oncologist for children, because she believes her future job should be something good for kids.

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thursday, August 09 2010

Jorg, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Model for Karnibal, a new fashion brand that will be launched next week. Started last monday with his study photography.

wednesday, September 08 2010

Annelea, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Likes to make drawings from people. Her favorite drawing is from musicians James Owen Sullivan. This drummer, also called The Rev, played in the American metal band Avenged Sevenfold and died last year at the age of 28 years.

tuesday, September 07 2010

Yannick and Colin, both 16 years old, Amsterdam. Mind the T-shirts they are wearing: together the shirts form their new invented word ‘individuo’. They printed it to celebrate that they are best friends. Yannick likes to play songs from Slipknot on his guitar, Colin wants to become a designer.

monday, September 06 2010

Calvin, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Doubting between a study in journalism or photography at the art academy in Utrecht, in his vision the art academy fits best to his interests. Very active on internet: he runs several communities on the Dutch social network Hyves.

sunday, September 05 2010

Morana, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Her favorite book is The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time from Mark Haddon, about an autistic boy that investigates the murder of a dog. Morana wants to become a nurse for autistic children or a writer of novels. Wearing a keychain-puppet from Czech Republic around her neck.

saturday, September 04 2010

Zhengxi, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Rowing is her sport. Wanted to become a photographer of people, but believes she can’t make a living out of it. Now thinks to study drama and become an actress.

friday, August 03 2010

Melle, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Studied all kind of dances. Started at the age of nine with tap dance. After that he joined the Nationale Balletacademie, for classic ballet. He continued with jazz ballet and hip hop. Finished his high school and ready to study mime at the Theateracademie.

thursday, August 02 2010

Louie, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Busy to ‘ping’ some friends about daily issues with his Blackberry. Wants to become a deejay. Prefer house music to listen to.

wednesday, September 01 2010

Jedidja, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Has been photographed before for this project. Her new haircut made me want to take another portrait of her. Wants to become a photographer. Likes the work of Ari Marcopoulos.

tuesday, 31 August 2010

Rik, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Favorite movie: Blair Witch Project. Studies fashion design in Zwolle. Likes to make a crossover between haute couture and streetstyle. Including non-textile textures like paper or wood.

monday, August 30 2010

Jerry, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Interested in tattoos and piercings. Wants to become a successful bassist in a metal band. Otherwise he likes to have a job in which he can work with young children.

sunday, August 29 2010

Lewis, 20 years old, and Kei Kei, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Lewis likes basketball and Alice Cooper. Kei Kei is addicted to British fashion designer Alexander McQueen. And she is an artistic drawer.

saturday, August 28 2010

Zamira, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to become an actress. Not in plays, but more on television or in movies. Favorite movie: ‘Moulin Rouge’, with Nicole Kidman.

friday, August 27 2010

Bram, 20 years old, Amsterdam. Has piercings and tattoos all over his body. Says it is hard to find a job, but is happy Sandd allows him to be a postman. Also earns money with spitting and eating fire in the streets.

thursday, August 26 2010

Luca, Amsterdam, today celebrating his 14th birthday. As long as he can remember he wants to become movie director. To practice he bought himself a ‘green screen’, a camera and software to edit. Recently removed his first video’s from You Tube, because he thinks he can do better. Likes to direct a movie about the mafia.

wednesday, August 25 2010

Beek, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Graffiti artist, signing his work with 13 K (to be seen behind him, on the right side of the photo). Also into making videos for You Tube. Launched his first animation video last spring and currently working on a short horror movie.

tuesday, August 24 2010

Tiffany, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Loves to sing and to dance. Also a football player. Plays on the right way of the field, in a competition for girls.

monday, August 23 1010

Mijske, 12 years old, Haarlem. Collects glittering objects, including stones. Likes to prepare food and wants to become a cook. Listens to jazz and rock music. Zodiac sign: taurus.

sunday, August 22 2010

Louis, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Interested in photography. Modeled with his mother immediately after he was born for Rineke Dijkstra, for her famous series ‘New Mothers’. Just two weeks ago Dijkstra took another portrait of him for a sequel. Writing reviews and stories for the website moviezone.nl.

saturday, August 21 2010

Dimitri, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Sailor, working at tall ship Mir and participating in Sail Amsterdam 2010. Mir has become the school ship of the Makarov Maritime Academy in St. Petersburg, training future navigators and engineers for the Russian merchant fleet.

friday, August 20 2010

Max, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Successful athlete in Limburg, specialised in 100 meters hurdles and longjump. Trains four days a week to get the best results.

thursday, August 19 2010

Stephanie, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Likes hip-hop and breakdance.  Just went to the city centre on the bike to buy some sweets.

wednesday, August 18 2010

David, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Dedicated to become a photographer. Inspired by Joost Vandebrug and Petrovsky @ Ramone. Photographed himself by known Dutch photographers like Ruud van der Peijl and Wouter Vandenbrink.

tuesday, August 17 2010

Alex, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Likes punkmusic, as his T-shirt of the Ramones obviously shows, and to discuss matters of life with friends. Says he is interested in philosophy.

monday, August 16 2010

Jeroen, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Training every day on his skateboard. Likes to become a professional skater. Favorite movement: fakey big flip.

sunday, August 15 2010

Matilda, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Alternative girl from Bijlmer, where it is not very common to be different. She wears a ‘smiley’, a piercing in her palate near her upperlip.

saturday, August 14 2010

Noah, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to become a DJ. Likes techno and house. DJ’s that inspire him are Vato Gonzalez (The Dirty House Mixtapes) and Quirina.

friday, August 13 2010

Arizona, 15 years old, Rotterdam. Skatergirl. Likes to hang around with friends in Museumpark, near Boijmans Van Beuningen. Wants to become a pathologist.

thursday, August 12 2010

Aran, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Photographed 5 minutes before departure of his train. Playing hockey. His T-shirt shows his favorite band: Run DMC. But he also likes Dutch singer Andre Hazes. Not yet a clue about his future.

wednesday, August 11 2010

Maxim, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Says he likes to go to hardcore parties. Got his first nose ring at the age of 12 years.

tuesday, August 10 2010

Marvin, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Born and raised in Berlin. Shopping is his biggest hobby. But he also likes foreign languages. Favorite singer: Mika.

monday, August 09 2010

Dylan, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Already six years following a preparatory course of the Nationale Balletacademie. Gets lessons in classical ballet technique on a daily base. Favorite dances: La Bayadère (classical) and Petit Mort (modern). Listens at home to Beyoncé.

sunday, August 08 2010

Aaron, 20 years old, Amsterdam. Student Modern Dance. Inspired by the French ballet dancer Sylvie Guillem, who has her own contemporary dance theatre in London. Loves to dance on the song Culpa Mia from singer Concha Buika.

saturday, August 07 2010

Lucienne, 21 years old, Amsterdam. Active in snowboarden, wakeboarden, kitesurfen and kickboxing. Meanwhile studying health sience.

friday, August 06 2010

Andy, 17 years, Amsterdam. Lad from Birmingham, UK. Says he’d like to live in Amsterdam with his girlfriend, because the city has a relaxed, laid back attitude. Listen to indie rock.

thursday, August 05 2010

Yayoek and Robin, both 14 years old, Amsterdam. Yayoek (left) is a graffiti artist and a drawer. Robin likes acting for a local theatre and wants to become a doctor for Médecins Sans Frontière (Doctors without Borders).  Often visiting music festivals together.

wednesday, August 04 2010

Siard, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Preparing for a big meeting of members of websociety Hyves in Vondelpark, Amsterdam, next Saturday. Likes screamo and metal.

tuesday, August 03 2010

Mimi, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Has done some modeling for a hair saloon. Photographed in front of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam.

monday, August 02 2010

Marvin, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Listen to hardrock and screamo. Specialised in editing in Photoshop. But he also likes to draw with pencil and paper.

sunday, August 01 2010

Jeffrey, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Doesn’t like music, books or movies, because he prefer to spend his time outside the house. Has three BMX-bikes and trains at a circuit for cycling cross in Bussum.

saturday, July 31 2010

Nana, 18 years old, Rotterdam. Nowadays in hippie-style, but she used to be ’emo’. Interested in fashion and she likes to design clothes by herself.

friday, July 30 2010

Mark, 13 years old, Delfgauw. Likes to become a professional football player, but set his goals more realistic: in future planning to be a teacher in sports.

thursday, July 29 2010

Tender, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Skateboarder and tennis player. Favorite hangouts in the world: Bangkok, Barcelona and Brasil. Wants to do something with television in future.

wednesday, July 28 2010

Vincent, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Named after painter Van Gogh. ‘Starry night’ is his favorite painting. Wants to become a drawer or painter himself.

tuesday, July 27 2010

Puck, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Enthousiastic skateboarder. Visited the last three concerts of 30 Seconds to Mars in the Netherlands, as well as the last concert of Kill Hannah.

monday, July 26 2010

Jedidja, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Wants to see whether she can become successful in making music or not. Interested in photography. Just got her first professional camera. Likes to document her friends.

sunday, July 25 2010

Mitch, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Just got two free hugs from tourists, an upcoming trend to hug complete strangers in the street. Wants to become a stylist in the world of fashion. Latest invention: draw your own mustache.

saturday, July 24 2010

Jiri, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Just entered town for his first interview as a musician with ‘Hitkrant’, a Dutch magazine about popstars. His band The Wild Things caught the attention, because their video on You Tube was watched over 14.000 times in one week.

friday, July 23 2010

Gwydd, 16 years old, Amsterdam. In training for the Welsh Martial Arts Championship Under 18, in September. Text on his T-shirt: Your girlfriend (left image), My girlfriend (right image).

thursday, July 22 2010

Anika, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Gothic lolita. Interested in anything related to Japan, including watching anime. Is trained by a personal ‘sensei’ (Master) and has a blue belt in aikido.

wednesday, July 21 2010

Sean, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Rapper. Artist name DMK (De Man die alles Kan), meaning: the man who is able. Has been working on several advertisement campaigns as a model.

tuesday, July 20 2010

Karel, 12 years old, Amsterdam. About to join secondary school. Likes to play songs on the guitar from bands like Blink-182 and Coldplay.

monday, July 19 2010

Lendl, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Just bought some food and on his way to get his hair done at a friend’s place.

sunday, July 18 2010

Valentino, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Half-Dutch, half-Greek. Spend his time with friends in the urban jungle of Athens. Likes to become a chef.

saturday, July 17 2010

Maia, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Grown up in Florida (USA) and the Netherlands. Photographed with ‘Cupcake’, her dog. Member of Circus Elleboog, a group of acrobatic children in the Netherlands. She likes to do tricks in a big curtain.

friday, July 16 2010

Anna, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Waiting for her train, back to Denmark. In between study and jobs. Thinking about writing a novel.

thursday, July 15 2010

Finn, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Is wearing a Mini Mouse hat, and carries a Dora bag with him. Says he is a born rebel.

wednesday, July 14 2010

Pelle, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Born and raised in Israel. Dutch speaking because he lived from his 10th till 13th year in the Netherlands. Soon serving the army, where he thinks he can learn important lessons for life.

tuesday, July 13 2010

Micky, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Just finished secondary school and ready to go and study at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Likes to write and has her own blog (in English) about her daily life.

monday, July 12 2010

Coen, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Finished his primary school, last week. Wants to become a director of movies or a tv-producer. Plays hockey and tennis.

sunday, July 11 2010

Charelle, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Likes the band Slipknot. Wants to become an astronomer, because she likes to stare at the stars.

saturday, July 09 2010

Nick, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Practicing daily with playing on the electric guitar. Interested in philosophy and likes to quote Søren Kierkegaard.

friday, July 09 2010

Kim, left, and Ruby, both 17 years old, Amsterdam. Belgium sisters, visiting Amsterdam. Kim wants to study art and become a creator of “kind of abstract paintings”. Ruby is planning to become a great ballet dancer.

thursday, July 08 2010

Darek, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Bass guitar player from the indie rock band The Lost Car Keys. Listening to Eels, while being photographed, a band he was introduced to by his mother.

wednesday, July 07 2010

Iris, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Interested in the gothic lolita culture and fashion. Photographed while waiting for a concert of visual kei-band Versailles.

tuesday,July 06 2010

Shane, 18 years, Amsterdam. Dancer. More into jazz than into ballet or modern.

monday, July 05 2010

Jelmer, age unkown, Amsterdam. Speed skater (on ice). Trains in summer seven days a week for several hours on the bike to get stronger in the winter on ice.

sunday, July 04 2010

Aris, 13 years old, Amsterdam. Into rock music, football and skateboarding.

saturday, July 03 2010

Wouter, 16 years old, and Babette, 14 years old, Delft. Wouter is a train- and planespotter. Babette a musician. She likes screamo, metal and post-hardcore.

friday, July 02 2010

Wisse, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Football player. Predicts the Dutch football team will defeat Brasil, later today.

thursday, July 01 2010

Amber, 16 years old, Amsterdam. Likes salsa dancing. Her favorite movie: Dear John.

wednesday, June 30 2010

Mo, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Lives in Portugal, but on a three months holiday at his friends in the Netherlands. A dedicated longboard skater.

tuesday, June 29 2010

Simone, 16 years old, Venlo. Taking care of her personal horse. Planning to go on holidays by barge this summer. Into Dark Age, KoRn, Nirvana and other bands.

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monday, June 28 2010

Ziko, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Keyboard-player in Distortion, his second band. Likes to play pop music. Favorite singer: Mika. Posed for several photographers, including Erwin Olaf.

sunday, June 27 2010

Wessel, 13 years old, and Rakhel, 14 years old, Amsterdam. In love since two weeks. Wessel likes Linkin Park. Rakhel currently listen to Solo from Iyaz.

saturday, June 26 2010

Denny, 21 years old, Amsterdam. Grown up in a Chinese family in the Netherlands. Textwriter from songs of Chapter 9 Syndrome. Wearing a chain, given by his father, with the symbol of his year when he was born: the Year of the Dragon.

friday, June 25 2010

Menno, 21 years old, Utrecht. Model for photographers and fashion designers. Student of the history of contemporary art.

thursday, June 24 2010

Shina, right, 18 years old, Amsterdam. Interested in fashiondesign, but without a clear vision on her future. Portraited with best friend Bos (17 years, left) inWesterpark.

wednesday, June 23 2010

Maarten, 25 years old, Amsterdam. Freelance graphic designer and singer/composer in a band which combines synthpop, indie rock and dance. Performed in Milan, Berlin and London. Tries to design his life around music.

tuesday, June 22 2010

Daniel, 16 years old, Amsterdam. German pupil on schooltrip in Amsterdam. Joined a tour on the canals (‘too long and too boring’) and visited the Anne Frank House (‘a bit sad’).

monday, June 21 2010

Jan, 22 years old, Amsterdam. German drummer from metal core band.

sunday, June 20 2010

Robin, 15 years old, Venlo. Inline-skater in half-pipe. Also into judo. His hero is Angus Young, guitar player of the hardrockband AC/DC.

saturday, June 19 2010

Tessa, 15 years old, and Daan, 15 years old, Rotterdam. Say they are influenced by emo-subculture. Favorit band: Another Friday.

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friday, June 18 2010

Jaimy, 16 years old, Venlo. Close friend to Jasper (see: yesterday). Likes travel around by train to meet friends, and to draw faces from people.

thursday, June 17 2010

Jasper, 20 years old, Venlo. A good singer and guitar player. However, the jury of SBS6 Popstars turned him down over a year ago. Still singing.

wednesday, June 19 2010

Veerle, 15 years old, Venlo. Into hiphop-dancing. Wants to open a dance studio in the future.

tuesday, June 15 2010

Rick, 17 years old, Horst a/d Maas. Member of a band playing ‘screamo’: emo-music with screaming voices. Describes his style as a mix of ’emo’ and ‘scene’. Dressing like this since he was 13 years old, and therefor one of the first to introduce the emo-subculture to the Netherlands.

monday, June 14 2010

Jeroen, 26 years old, Amsterdam. Beaten up because he is gay. Organized a demonstration for tolerance and against violence. Held a breathtaking speech for the freedom of sexuality, yesterday, for almost 1.000 listeners. Photographed at the gay monument (Homomonument) in Amsterdam.

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sunday, June 13 2010

Rianne, 26 years old, Nijmegen. Pole dancer by hobby, capable of doing a long list of incredible movements, such as: The Floating Ballerina, The Shell and The Yogini. Trains several times a week in the sports center of the university.

saturday, June 12 2010

Volker, 20 years old, Nijmegen. Most photographed person by Jasper Groen. Former student. Used to have dreadlocks, but nowadays thinking of shaving of all his hair. About to travel around the world. Talented photographer.

friday, June 11 2010

Anne-Kristèl, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Student. Likes Indyrock. Gives her nails another color every day.

thursday, June 10 2010

‘Anouschka’, 14 years old, Amsterdam. Listen to metal music. Plays piano, but not yet member of a band.

wednesday, June 9 2010

Jona, 10 years old, Amsterdam. Talented footballer that turned several offers down. Favourit team: Ajax. Photographed in Westerpark after a fight with waterguns.

tuesday, June 8 2010

Omar, 12 years old, Amsterdam. Skateboarding since six months and already able to do all kind of tricks in the pool.

monday, June 7 2010

Bo, 9 years old, Amsterdam. Scouted as a model by several photographers and casting directors. Right now one of the characters in a nation-wide campaign for Eneco Energy.

sunday, June 6 2010

Leontine, 46 years old, and Fleur, 9 years old, Amsterdam. Just returned from a hockey tournament for families. Fleur is a talented hockeyplayer and iceskater.

saturday, June 5 2010

Darah, 14  years old, Amsterdam. Loves to streetdance. Posed for several fashion shoots in the past.

friday, June 4 2019

Joseph, 19 years old, Amsterdam. Just flown in from his hometown Los Angeles, USA, where he bought his sunglasses in a local store.

thursday, June 3 2010

Dano, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Inspired by his grandmother, who introduced him to the world of piercings at the age of 8 years.

wednesday, June 2 2010

Mikka, 16 years old, and Yael, 15 years old, Amsterdam. Love rap- and hiphop-music. Favorite rapper: Hef, from the Netherlands.

tuesday, June 1 2010

‘Mof’, 17 years old, Amsterdam. Born in Krefeld, near the Dutch-German border, and spending time and drinking beers in Amsterdam with Spanish friends. Click on ‘read more’ for a photo of his remarkable shoes… read more…

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