Simon Wald-Lasowski makes colorful, fun, twisted work by use of bricolage, word play and ‘cliché bending’. Lighthearted at first sight, his images often reveal a certain depth on second inspection. His approach is always very personal, which blur the boundaries between autonomous and commissioned work.

Simon Wald-Lasowski
Da Costakade 148
1053 XC Amsterdam
0031 (0)6 559 614 73

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Newspaper cover
Client: Amsterdam Weekly

The article was about a special school for Jewish children, set up after the war in order for them to catch up on the knowledge that they missed during hiding.

To brighten up the story I combined old footage from the school with colourful school supplies that children often love to buy before the start of the school year.

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