Oct
23

How to recycle 750.000 bunkers from the war

posted on October 23rd 2012 in Recycle & Social with 0 Comments

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.

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Oct
19

People vs. Places or how to work with double exposures

posted on October 19th 2012 in Photography with 0 Comments

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.

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Oct
19

Illustrations of Iceland, by Siggi Eggertsson

posted on October 19th 2012 in Illustration with 0 Comments

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?

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Oct
18

A toxic tragedy in Bhopal, by Alex Masi

posted on October 18th 2012 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

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.

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Oct
18

Robert Doisneau. Paris en liberté in Rome

posted on October 18th 2012 in Photography with 0 Comments

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.

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Oct
17

SEE new perspectives: from Balkan photographers

posted on October 17th 2012 in Photography with 0 Comments

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.

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