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THE FUTURE OF THE PAST

Remember those? For his project The Long Lines, photographer Spencer Harding spent a few weeks photographing dozens of ‘microwave towers’ in California, now defunct relics marking a turning point in telecommunication when phone signals were first transmitted via the sky rather than the earth.
Photography: The Long Lines by Spencer Harding

STORE OF THE MONTH: THE PHOTOGRAPHERS’ GALLERY / LONDON

The Photographers’ Gallery is, of course, an institution in the cultural landscape of London, with a reputation for great photography exhibitions that strike a perfect balance between the established and the obscure, between serious topics and unashamedly pop interventions.
Small-sized, free of charge and located in the middle of Soho, it is the perfect escape from [...]

The Sleeping Beauty

The series Sleeping Boy by photographer/film maker Ada Biligaard Søby is reminiscent of the old tradition of odalisque paintings. Nevertheless, this time, rather than the exotic female, the white male is captured in his private space where our presence as the voyeur is not evinced.

FROZEN WAVES

Stay Wild magazine posted these stunning wave pictures by Jonathan Nimerfroh. They got solidly frozen while performing their perfect shape…just incredible.

Superhero Trivialities

Superheroes never pee. However, Indonesian photographer Edy Hardjoe tells the story as if they would. And as with any ordinary photo shooting, light is shed quite a bit, nicely documented in this behind-the-scenes piece:

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BRONX BOYS

‘The Bronx felt like home to me because the people I photographed took me into their hearts and made me family. When you are family, a place can still be dangerous at times but it is home.’ It’s this discrepancy between violence and poverty on one side, family and belonging on the other, [...]

HELLO CHARLOTTENBURG

Two years after photography centre c/o Berlin had to close their doors in Mitte, they are finally opening new doors this evening in a very stylish location indeed, the historic Amerika Haus just around the corner of Berlin Zoo. Launching with a bank with shows by Magnum and Will McBride, we can only say congratulations, [...]

THE ART OF SURREAL FASHION

Taken from the Autumn/Winter issue of Dazed & Confused:
If Sigmund Freud were to pen his 1919 essay The Uncanny today there’s a good chance that Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari’s cult magazine Toilet Paper would appear as an example of something that is simultaneously familiar yet alien. Strange and ambiguous to its core, it bends normality in [...]

CBRE URBAN PHOTOGRAPHER 2014

CBRE 2014 Theme this year was ‘Cities at Work’ which briefed photographers from around the world to capture the beauty and day-to-day reality of working life. The overall winner was German photographer Marius Vieth with his image ‘Masks of Society’, although the runners up entries are just as striking, see them here.

Europe’s Dystopian Novels

Photos by: Boris Kralj
Having recently spent a couple of weeks in Tallinn, Estonia, I ended up being fully introduced to Estonia’s Soviet past, followed by its quick embracing of capitalism and current ‘better’ days. It’s an interesting past, the one that still haunts eastern european formerly communist countries and, perhaps even more interesting, present, certainly [...]