Who slept in my bed ? Years ago, other families did. People made love, worked, prepared their food. Why do some objects and locations become history ? Because they tell us something about our roots, our background.
Filmer-photographer Paul Kramer shows the rooms where your imagination can start. Step into history. The history of today's secrets.
A photo essay made in the Netherlands, Danmark, Russia and China.
Paul Kramer (1956) is a director of cultural programmes for Dutch Television. He directed writer and biologist Midas Dekkers in his non-fiction book programme First Print for two years all over the world. He made 'Sultans of fashion', a documentary about fashion life in Istanbul. He followed young designers in Morocco who were inspired by the old craftmanship of the country: 'Made in Morocco'. He portrayed international artists as italian singer Andrea Bocelli, the israelian singer Noa and the gipsy guitar-band The Rosenberg Trio. For seven years he is contributing to the serie Museum Guests in which famous Dutchmen visit musea and judge the exhibitions. And in september 2007 he has made his début as an artist in the museum Beelden aan zee in Scheveningen with a four month photo exhibition 'Sea Sight'. The subject: why people are forced to the sea.