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Rotterdam 2040 book

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May 2013
KUnSTPLAATS program folder
kamer van koophandel flyer

April 2013
Motel Mozaique program folder
www.motelmozaique.nl

February 2013
Kunstbeeld #2

December 2012
www.versbeton.nl

October 2012
GERS magazine #1

May 2012
www.volkskrant.nl

November 2011
AD Rotterdams Dagblad

October 2011
AD Rotterdams Dagblad
korrielouwes.nl
versbeton.nl
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NRC Handelsblad
NRC Next
NRC Handelsblad
RTM #9

July 2011
SKAR Journaal

June 2011
jacques-derhoter.nl
NL10 #13
Punt Uit magazine #3
baasvanhaastrecht.nl

May 2011
fraaii.net
www.videowerkt.nl
weeskunst.tumblr.com
rotterdam-archiguides.nl
freddielemercure.com
notopia.tumblr.com
twitter.com/jan_rotmans

April 2011
Punt Uit magazine #2
Erasmus Magazine

March 2011
Passionate magazine #2
Kroniek #180

February 2011
AD Rotterdams Dagblad
KAAT magazine #7
www.archined.nl
twitter.com/vtaapken
www.rotterdam.nl
www.airfoundation.nl
AD Rotterdams Dagblad
www.2010lab.tv
Sandra Anna Lang Daily

January 2011
www.2010lab.tv
WORM Rotterdam Daily
De Havenloods
Kroniek #179
www.suzanneallewelt.com

December 2010
www.woestenburg.nl
www.weownrotterdam.nl
www.rotterdam.nl
Trouw
METRO
architectuurblad Blauwe Kamer
Signs #06
www.maasstadpers.nl
MaasstadPers
www.jongrrkc.nl
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November 2010
www.deunie.nu
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trendbeheer.com
www.veenmandrukkers.nl
De Havenloods
www.creativitystartshere.nl
www.containr.org
www.walgenbach.nl
glr-insight.blogspot.com
www.enterthemothership.com
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www.rotterdamlife.com
www.rotheater.nl
www.weownrotterdam.nl
www.wormweb.nl
thebigfunkydisco.com
apelien.posterous.com

October 2010
bubbelebim.blogspot.com

May 2010
Rotterdam Brandgrens Luisterboek

Rotterdam 2040

a film by Gyz La Rivière
Trailer & new website!
directed by: Gyz La Rivière
coming soon in 2012!
Rotterdam 2040 will be a film about the city’s future, departing from the principle of Gyz La Rivière that you can not look ahead without considering your past (something that hasn’t always been Rotterdam’s strongest feature). At high speed, La Rivière reconstructs the history of Rotterdam from the time before the bombings until now, and expands the developments to the year 2040 (100 years after the bombing and the 700th anniversary of the city).

La Rivière made a specific choice to expose his personal vision, which is sometimes radical or a little absurd. So no experts and no talking heads, but an assault of old and new imagery, held together by La Rivière as the narrator of the film.
The book ‘Rotterdam 2040’ (which was released in 2010) can be regarded as research for the film. The ideas of La Rivière are further elaborated. Besides, film creates more ways to tell a story and reach a new audience. The book was well received and is currently sold-out. In the slipstream of the book, much enthusiasm arose for the film.

Although Rotterdam 2040 deals with architecture and urban renewal, it is actually a film about people. The subjective experience of the city by its (future) occupants mainly determines the parade of architectural blunders and suggestions for the future. All tongue-in-cheek of course.