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Day – 2, Asghar Farhadi and my suffocated heart

Blog January 2, 2017

This is my second time to see film of Asghar Farhadi. And as intense as the first one, “A saperation”, in “The Salesman” he manages, with beautifully crafted events in his script, to put my heart in a small box, and then he took all the air from inside the box and squeeze it. Feel […]

Day 1 – “What now”

Blog January 2, 2017

“what now? ” That was the two words roaming around my head while all of those fireworks blooming with its loud scream above Rotterdam foggy sky. with all of these phases,  steps,  decisions that I have taken,  the future seems still foggy from my present. I don’t know what to answer from that two simple […]

Day 147 – Cantique de Jean Racine

Blog June 2, 2014

Word of God, one with the Most High,in Whom alone we have our hope,It was 7 years ago. I was eating Nasi Padang while watching a random orchestra concert in a small computer screen with my friend Ayu.I did not remember which song was in that concert. But I do remember that the concert was […]

Blog May 27, 2014

For those who doesn’t understand dutch, here is a simple translation  Name: Arif Abdillahstudy direction: AdvertisingConclusion: you are well prepared on your choice of study. In the motivation interview, you shows your affinity with the study direction you chose.  Your portfolio shows your self-will, originality, curiosity and basic of communication ability. You also open for […]

The art school result

Blog May 27, 2014

It has been nearly 10 days ago since I had a selection in Willem De Kooning Academy majoring Advertising. I really wish that I could be accepted in this school. This is the only art academy in the Netherlands that has Advertising as its major.   It has been half a year since I went […]

Day 140 Procrastination, Pomodoro and Chicken countdown

Blog May 21, 2014

I am writing this piece with an annoying-chicken-shape-kitchen-timer ticking loud counting back besides my laptop ready to ring when the time is up. It ticks down for only 25 minutes. I feel as if I was running on a fast treadmill with a wide open crocodile mouth open waiting for me to trip and ready […]

Four O’clock in the morning Day 139

Blog May 20, 2014

19 May 2014.“Four in the morning”The hour from night to day, The hour from side to sideThe hour for those past thirtyWislawa Szymborska“It’s friend you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter"Marlene Dietricht   Today I woke up at 4 in the morning and I am writing this at 5 o’clock in the morning. The […]

Amelis de Insula Day – 130

Blog May 16, 2014

Inspired by a Ted Talk about a flower star shade of Alpha Centauri that might help human to detect earth like planet, I took this photo with the very same theory. Middle of May, Amelis de Insula, Utrecht  http://www.ted.com/talks/jeremy_kasdin_the_flower_shaped_starshade_that_might_help_us_detect_earth_like_planets