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
Robert Doisneau and Paris: the perfect couple that cannot be split if you’re talking about one of the most famous photographers of XX century.
More than 200 original photographies that Robert Doisneau took between 1934 and 1992 are exhibed at Palazzo delle Esposizione in Rome, Italy, from September 29, 2012 to January 3, 2013.Read Article
Yes, after months waiting the little brother of the Magic Lantern for Canon 5D, here it is finally the one for Canon 7D. It is still an early alpha version, so here are a few things you should know:Read Article
On Monday was the opening of the new exhibition SEE New Perspectives in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
The exhibition will stay at the National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina until 1 November before continuing its tour to Belgrade, Serbia, in November and to Zagreb, Croatia, in January 2013.Read Article
Have you ever heard the term cinemagraph? It is a still photograph where a small and repetitive movement occurs.
The term “cinemagraph” was coined by the photographers Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck, who used this technique to animate their news and fashion pictures in 2011.Read Article