180 amsterdammers   now and then

In Amsterdam live 180 different nationalities, That makes Amsterdam the ultimate melting pot. Besides showing portraits of representatives from these different countries the exhibitions tells the stories of 30 remarkable and extraordinary people that lived in Amsterdam but were born in other countries. These 30 people left their footprint in the daily live of the Amsterdam people. They created landmarks in the city.  

This exhibition in OBA (public library) shows us that foreign people bring value and colour into the city and our lives.

Developed and designed in cooperation with, and commissioned by Arjan Braaksma / Burobraak.