Microcities
 

Microcities

Matteo Procaccioli captures the complex passages between tradition, history and the present in photographs that only feature Man’s presence via the mark of human passage through the boundless voids of silent landscapes.

 

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Architecture of Exodus
 

Architecture of Exodus

Marco Tiberio photographed the refugee camp in Calais to talk about immigration from an unusual perspective, the ones of architecture and urbanism of this place, whose homes can tell us much more than we think about the refugees life and origins.

 

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Dismantle-Mi

The photographer Luca Rotondo documented the Expo site’s dismantling, that became once again a building site fascinating as it was during construction.

 

Photo-essays / Luca Rotondo

The stately side of Expo
 

The stately side of Expo

The two photographers (and architects) Matteo Cirenei and Marco Menghi focused on the monumental and impressive aspect of Expo ephemeral architecture, now in the process to be dismantled.

 

Photo-essays / Matteo Cirenei, Marco Menghi

Enel Summer Camp
 

Enel Summer Camp

Now completely abandoned, the Enel Summer Camp in Riccione, designed by Giancarlo De Carlo and photographed by Alessandro Piredda was a colony suitable for children, very different from the “control structures” built along the Italian coast during fascism.

 

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Best of 2015 #Photo-essays

Picture diaries about Chinese manufacturers, surreal North Korean and rich and poor schools all around the world are among  the best photo stories of 2015.

 

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Site-specific
 

Site-specific

Walking through the streets of Florence, Edoardo Fanteria captures the scaffolding as if they were site-specific, capable of temporarily changing the face of history, giving us a whole new perspective on things.

 

School / Edoardo Fanteria

Urban Kyoto
 

Urban Kyoto

Accompanied by Fosco Maraini’s words, the photographs by Roberto Saba recount the transformation during the past few decades of a city that at first glance appears to be a “mediocre, pseudo-modern city like many others”.

 

Photo-essays / Roberto Saba

Images from Kazakhstan

In a land both aimed toward the future and modernity, but at the same time still deeply tied to traditions of the past, Gianfranco Gallucci started taking pictures of people and places, focusing on its visible contrasts. It is just the prologue of a wider projec, a six months journey that will focus on the entire Country and its process of fast modernization.

 

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North Korean Interiors
 

North Korean Interiors

Soviet-era fittings and kitsch retro props influence Pyongyang’s interiors. Oliver Wainwright  show us their childlike image of carefree wonder, as if Disney’s imagineers had been put in charge of the decor.

 

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Light-hearted
 

Light-hearted

Into Italian landscapes listed by Cosmo Laera man no longer serves to fit the space, but becomes an actor playing for us, appearance and character at the same time into these dry and respectful images, gently altering the colors to make vision unique.

 

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Family Stuff

With his series Huang Qingjun portrayed for 11 years the living conditions in contemporary China through the household items of 40 families with different incomes from each area of the Country.

 

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