What is a Switcheroo? If you check the dictionary the official definition is: a sudden unexpected variation or reversal often associated with a joke (sometimes “the old switcheroo”). It is often used colloquially to refer to an act of intentionally or unintentionally swapping two objects.Read Article
1. Richard Avedon. American. 1923-2004
Avedon was the epitome of the modern photographer – a charming, sophisticated man-about-town and a photographer who was able to cross photographic genres. It did not matter where he was, which format he chose to work with or who his subject was, the image would be an Avedon image.
Dave Engledow is creating an unconventional scrapbook for his daughter, Alice Bee. When the little girl — now a toddler — grows up she’ll have a complete photographic record of herself in highly precarious situations. But most likely, the images will bring up memories that are sweet, not scary — because Alice stars in “World’s Best Father“, a tongue-in-cheek photo series meant to poke fun at the type of father Engledow does not want to be.Read Article
Bucharest, Romania. Railway North Station. A sewer entrance serves as the home to a population of 50 or 60 lost souls, orphans result of the brutal regime of Romanian Dictator Nicolae Ceaucescu. Though killed in December 1989, we can still see how people is struggling to move on after his dictatorship.Read Article
On the occasion of the 20 years after the starting of the Yugoslav Wars there is a Bosnian Film Festival in Rome, where I’ve had the chance to see some of the most representative Bosnian films related to different topics. I write you here 2 of the recommendations:Read Article
We are in Albania, 1967. The communist dictator Enver Hoxha, obsessed with the danger of an imminent bombing to all his nation, starts a perturbing project: the construction of 750.000 bunkers made of concrete for a population that at this time is not even two million of people.
Flash forward. Albania, 2012. Enver Hoxha is not here anymore; the bombing he was expecting didn’t happened and most of the structures created while Hoxha’s days of glory are in their right places, as testimonials of a not-nice-to-remember past.Read Article
I still cannot believe it. Who would say these amazing pictures are drawings and not photographies? It is simply out of this world. Do you want to meet their author? Enjoy this experience made of pencil and charcoal.Read Article
Photographers Timothy Burkhart and Stephanie Bassos have worked together to create this double exposure project. Both of them expose the same roll of film: one shoots people, the other one shoots places.
Since neither of them knows where or what the other has shot, there’s a big amount of pure chance into how each picture will come out. Even with that, sometimes the images manage to come together in some particularly spectacular ways.Read Article
The Icelandic illustrator Siggi Eggertsson was commissioned by the Icelandic Landsbankinn to created a series of illustrations of Iceland. His illustrations capture Iceland’s landscape, cityscape and other locations of this beautiful nordic island. Siggi’s digital illustrations are very different to other illustrators. They are very abstract and reveal new things the more you look at them. Do you want to take a look?Read Article
Bhopal Second Disaster provides a disturbing yet tender portrait of people living in the shadow of one of the worst industrial accidents ever happened: a gas leak at a Union Carbide pesticide factory in Bhopal, India in 1984. Almost 30 years later, approximately 30,000 people live in the area surrounding the abandoned plant and find themselves and their children suffering from severe neurological disorders produced by years of chemical contamination of the soil and water.Read Article