18H08
An Exercice in Retelling
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UN/SPOKEN ARCHIVES is a project by 1st year students of the Graphic Design department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy initiated and accompanied by the Werker Collective. To share our knowledge and stories we created a series of amateur archives based on our own desires, fears, passions, disappointments, obsessions, family memories and localities.

PARTICIPANTS: Eloïse Alliguié – Rafaela Aristodimou – Ysé Auguste-Dormeuil – William Becker – Philippine Bordeaux-Montrieux – Vinícius Cardoso Witte – Hyoyeong Chu – Kimberly Duck – Fanni Falucskai – Lola Frydman – Marie Gertsen – Kiki Gordon – Sigrídur Hafdís Hannesdóttir – Victoria Hoogstoël – Quirine Kennedy – Max Kessel – Jung Yeon Kim – Hagar van der Knijff – Lukasz Matuszewski – Natalia Ruhe – Luca Putz – Ran Reimann – Bram Romkes – Alyson Sillon – Martina Vanini

EDITING: Sigrídur Hafdís Hannesdóttir, Victoria Hoogstoël, Natalia Ruhe
IDENTITY DESIGN: William Becker, Jung Yeon Kim, Lukasz Matuszewski, Luca Putz
WEBDESIGN & PROGRAMMING: Eloïse Alliguié, Max Kessel
TYPEFACES: UNSPOKEN ARCHIVES by Luca Putz, ParaRubber by Léonard Mabille
* Quirine Kennedy *



My dad’s story will eventually also become part of mine, one day I will tell my children about their grandfather, his childhood on Aruba, the refinery where my grandfather worked, the winter in 1975 that changed his life for good. This is an exercise in retelling.


Image missing :( My grandfather in his first car, Ceru Colorado, Aruba 1957

Image missing :( My dad, five years old, with his parents in their house, bungalow 157

Image missing :( My dad, second row, far right, 1973/1974, Colegio Arubano

Image missing :( My dad’s student card, 11th grade

Image missing :( My dad and grandmother on the beach

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Image missing :( Flowers my parents received on the day my sister was born, 05 March 1995, Aruba

Image missing :( My parents underneath a divi divi tree