The Right to Flight

Thema: Urban observation. Beschreibung: This summer, artist and writer James Bridle is flying a balloon from the roof of Bold Tendencies, a multi-storey car park and art space in Peckham, South London. Attached to the balloon will be a variety of payloads, from darknet routers to aerial cameras, with the results of its experiments shared … Weiterlesen

CenturyCamera

Thema: An intergenerational surveillance program. Beschreibung: The city of Berlin, currently undergoing the biggest real estate boom since German reunification, has been chosen to pilot a global initiative monitoring urban development and decay over the next century. Instigated by experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats in cooperation with the Berlin-based team titanic gallery, the unauthorized surveillance program … Weiterlesen

Giulio Magnifico

Thema: A street photographer’s portfolio. Beschreibung: „When I see a face, a subject inside a scene… I must take a photo of it that can tell this story, this moment. Because every expression, every light, every detail, tells a story and I love to collect the soul of every person and of every scene. But … Weiterlesen

Placemeter

Thema: A collaborative community of people working together to build a smarter city. Beschreibung: Placemeter was created to give people the power of knowing what a place is like before they get there. We collect and serve up-to-the-minute information like how crowded a place is, how long the wait is, and whether it will get … Weiterlesen

Life is on a new high

Thema: Urban Observation. Beschreibung: The project aims to address the issue of the changing landscape and unregulated construction in the financial capital of India, Mumbai. The city is undergoing a massive construction boom, with more than 15 supertalls, hundreds of skyscrapers and thousands of high-rise buildings under construction. Currently Mumbai is home to the largest … Weiterlesen

Detroit Lives

Thema: Urban exploration. Beschreibung: In recent years, Detroit has become the Mecca for those interested in urban decay photography. Detroit is not just a series of impressive abandoned ruins. It is a city that is undergoing a mini-renaissance, driving many small business owners and artists with the promise of qualified labour and low cost of … Weiterlesen

Paris Avant – Après

Thema: Observation des changements urbains. Beschreibung: Découvrir Paris par des clichés pris il y a une centaine d’années, confrontés à des photos récentes. Le cadrage avant-après tente d’être le plus fidèle à celui de l’époque, pour mieux rendre compte des similitudes et différences. Notez que les photographes du début du siècle travaillaient souvent avec un … Weiterlesen

Last House Standing

Thema: Urban observation. Beschreibung: One of the architectural quirks of certain cities on the eastern seaboard of the U.S. is the solo row house. Standing alone, in some of the worst neighborhoods, these nineteenth century structures were once attached to similar row houses that made up entire city blocks. Time and major demographic changes have … Weiterlesen

OUT MY WINDOW

Thema: One of the world’s first interactive 360° documentaries – about exploring the state of our urban planet told by people who look out on the world from highrise windows. Beschreibung: It’s a journey around the globe through the most commonly built form of the last century: the concrete-slab residential tower. Meet remarkable highrise residents … Weiterlesen

Animal New York

Thema: A new breed of media – one that believes in action, brutal clarity and innovative design. Beschreibung: Animal is a daily mix of art, news, culture, politics, and opinion – straight from the gut of New York. ANIMAL tells the day-to-day stories that make up the unfolding drama of our city. With an unflinching … Weiterlesen