Metropolitan Minotaur is a snorkeling in the Paris underground, in the crowded or desert subway, day or night, always at night though because the day never exists there. Both Theseus and Odysseus, I feel like a lonely hero in the modern city, armed with my little silver compact camera.
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… trash, empty cars, bodega cats, beautiful deserted streets or a little butterfly garden in the middle of nowhere.
This sojourn thus refers as much to the photographer as to the gaze of the viewer, constantly longing to engage in a new path of contemplation.
One of the bleak, shocking realities of life in Hong Kong, is the humiliating situation of men living in cages. Hong Kong’s “cage homes” are dormitories where you’ll find rows of bunk beds, each enclosed in wire netting, in which the tenants store their belongings.
When I look at the twenty photographers which make up this Metropolis edition of PRIVATE, it’s not what makes the cities different from each other that strikes me, in fact I’d say that these big cities are very similar to each other, not in their detail, faces, bodies and scenes, but in the variety of […]
Writer(s): Azza El Wakeel, Changming Yuan, Dimitris P. Kraniotis, Gian Paolo Guerini, Mong-Lan, Pierre-François Moreau, Usha Kishore, Üzeyir Lokman Çayci
Parisian life in streets and cafés has been freely interpreted by a few photographers and writers who live and work in the capital city.
Writer(s): Alessandra Berardi, François Caradec, Hervé Prudon, Jean-Baptiste Foulquier, Michel Bideau, Paul Galiana, Pierre-François Moreau
New York, with its dreamy fragments of daily life and shards of reality, through the eye of one who arrives and explores a city and the reaction of the city itself.
Writer(s): Barton B. King, Dinah Gray, Gaby Calvocoressi, Jay Bridges, Jennifer Anna Gosetti, Luca Molinari, Paul Heiner, William Alatriste
The new cultural tendencies of the nineties in a London recounted in the images of twenty-four young authors.
Writer(s): Caio Guardigli, Chiara Berlinzani, Danila Comastri Montanari, Enrico Frascati, Loriano Macchiavelli, Luigi Di Napoli, Marcello Fois, Massimiliano Griner, Massimo Vassallo, Renato Nicolé, Roberto Moroni, Stefano Massaron