Archive for February, 2012

DEMOCRACY THROUGH ICE

February 8, 2012

The magic phenomenon  of stretching the boundaries of public space: Frozen Amsterdam canals became the public artery during the cold winter weeks. Proximities of street, houseboats and water merge into one: the houseboats being potential captives of both the ice and the citizens. However, the magic of the moment creates a fairytale democracy of citizens united by ice.