Seoul Fragments
 

Seoul Fragments

Architect Peter W. Ferretto analizes Seoul's churches which at first sight reminds us of past post-modern pastiche exercises but on closer inspection reveals a highly complex hybrid: a symbol of urban fragmentation.

 

Photo-essays / Peter W. Ferretto

Surreal Still Lifes
 

Surreal Still Lifes

The focus of an exhibition at the Rencontres d’Arles, Spanish photographer Chema Madoz’s still-lifes show everything around us from a new angle, taking nothing for granted.

 

Interviews / Chema Madoz

Terrao de Cima

Renato Stockler photographed the soccer fields in the outskirts of Sao Paulo, increasingly rare to see because of property speculation and land occupation, standing as a spirit of resilience.

 

Photo-essays / Renato Stockler

Waters
 

Waters

Waters is an ongoing series by Hungarian photographer Ákos Major, who started from his attraction for water to arrive at an interest for the signs of human interference with it.

 

Photo-essays / Ákos Major

Rest Areas
 

Rest Areas

Nicolò Sertorio investigates the relationship between the boundless landscape that surrounds the US interstate road system and the rest areas built in the early Sixties, symbols of the new concept of ‘road trip’, of the conquest of nature and the ‘West’.

 

Photo-essays / Nicolò Sertorio

Aerial Industry

Tom Blachford’s aerial photos of the industry of Melbourne connect the familiar with the surreal, putting man-made structures into a silent and breathtaking dream.

 

Photo-essays

Next Stop Eurodisney
 

Next Stop Eurodisney

Mattia Buffoli’s photographic project, devoted to Val d’Europe, tells the sensation of being in a ghost town sprung up in the middle of nowhere, a city where nobody really lives.

 

Photo-essays / Mattia Buffoli

Dance-halls
 

Dance-halls

Gian Luca Perrone’s reading of dance-hall interiors is seemingly neutral: there are no people and the sweeping visions are of epic proportions.

 

Photo-essays / Gian Luca Perrone

Korea–Korea

Korea–Korea is a photo project by Dieter Leistner in which the German photographer compares images and places from the North and the South showing the stark difference between the two countries.

 

Photo-essays / Dieter Leistner

Displacements
 

Displacements

Gabriele Lei’s black and white photographs are deliberately anonymous, lacking a place and a time to create a sense of visual standardisation and displacement.

 

Photo-essays / Gabriele Lei

Secret Rooms
 

Secret Rooms

15 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Daniel & Geo Fuchs have travelled East Germany to trace down the visual remains of the STASI: interrogation rooms and floors with a Kafkaesque atmosphere, the cold design of terror, with flowered wallpapers and upholstered doors.

 

Photo-essays / Daniel & Geo Fuchs

Imperial Pomp

Frank Herfort has been criss-crossing Russia for the last four years photographing his long-term project “Imperial Pomp – Post Soviet Highrise”. His images of monstrously massive buildings with an overwhelming presence seem to come from another time and dimension.

 

Photo-essays