All posts filed under ‘Photography

The Architecture of Evil: Dystopian Megacorps in Speculative Fiction Films 

The evil corporation has always held a special place in film. From Blade Runner’s Tyrell Corporation to Robocop’s Omni Consumer Products and beyond, dystopian capitalism is a staple of many films’ most successful antagonists. What’s fascinating about the evil megacorporation is that its architectural aesthetic has remained virtually unchanged throughout its history: brooding Late Modernist (AKA High-tech […]

antivilla postdam

Inside the Antivilla, a Home in Potsdam, Germany If your house looked like this, wouldn't you pretend to be in a video game too? A peek inside a Berlin-based architect's weekend home known as the Antivilla, a concrete bunker with sledgehammered windows and a sleek interior. Posted by T: The New York Times Style Magazine […]

mostly urban hell sprinkled with surprises

es gibt nicht viel zu sagen, aber ich kenne mich und weiß, dass mich dieses schweigen in der zukunft rückblickend nerven wird. mag sein, dass das schweigen auch eine zeit kennzeichnet, an die ich mich nicht erinnern will, aber wenigstens so viel sollte gesagt sein: das chaos und die zerstörung äußern sich in gänzlich anderen […]

Door to Hell

The site was identified by Soviet engineers in 1971.[4] It was originally thought to be a substantial oil field site.[5] The engineers set up a drilling rig and camp nearby, and started drilling operations to assess the quantity of oil available at the site. When they instead found gas, the ground beneath the drilling rig and camp collapsed into a wide […]

#ferguson

“imagine you’re on a train, riding the U-Bahn or something. you sit there and you look around you. there’s someone in a business attire. someone else talking on the phone. others are sleeping, and taking up a lot of space on the bench. now, in your imagination: how many people were black? how many were […]

diana buraka

  thx to  marcus for pointing me to the great photographer “diana buraka”. Perfect analog portraits. PEOPLE by diana buraka.