1. 'Sma',  Exactitudes by Ari Versluis and Ellie Uytenbroek (1997)

  2. flashofgod:

    Ed van der Elsken, Adrienne Morrien and David Niang, 1969.

    The most literal stereotype of the title of this blog and exhibition. Fortunately, it’s great work by one of the most celebrated Dutch photographers; Ed van der Elsken.

  3. Children playing in the Gorontalostraat (1982), photographer unknown

    via: Gemeentearchief Amsterdam

  4. On 28, 29 and 30 September 2000, the artist Ulay photographed people of all nationalities visiting the Albert Cuyp Market. These photographs show three Surinamese women, doing their shopping on a rainy day, and two boys from the Middle East.

    n September 2000, the artist Ulay rented a stall at the Albert Cuyp Market. He made portraits of shoppers at the market with a large Polaroid camera designed to take 20 x 24-inch pictures. In three days he took 50 black-and-white photographs, a series that forms a splendid photo documentary of Amsterdam’s cultural and ethnic diversity.

    via stadsarchief

  5. Part of the series ‘Polaroids From Amsterdam’ by photographer Mathieu van Ek. 

  6. Two Black men in Rotterdam. The original title has a negative connotation but speaks volumes of the era. The photo was taken in1948 by Dutch photographer Wiel van der Randen.

    via Memory of the Netherlands

  7. 'Our Prayer' by Dutch Surinamese artist Iris Kensmil

  8. 'Maroon man and woman from Suriname' (ca.1960). The photographer is unknown. This photo was part of the exhibition 'Maroon Culture: The Art of Surviving' at the Tropenmuseum in 2009.

    (via ed.nl)

  9. For a series on foreign religions, Teake Zuidema photographed a bonuman or winti shaman. Suitably attired, the man is eating the leaves of a plant which will give him extra strength during preparations for a curative ritual.

    'Portrait of a Surinamese Winti', photo by Teake Zuidema (1993)

    Via Stadsarchief Amsterdam

  10. Amsterdam Streets is a collective of photographers who document the ordinary, unique and candid moments of every day life in Amsterdam. 

    1. ‘Damrak’ by Pepijn Hooimeijer

    2. ‘Recht Boomsloot’ by Elmer van der Marel

    3. 'Damrak' by Marc Driessen

    4. ‘Damrak’ by Bart Koetsier