[Al’s Tower, a block of flats on Harrow Road, Berea, overlooking the Ponte building, from the “Jo’Burg” series, 2004] Guy Tillim’s quiet photo documentary of Hillbrow, South Africa manages to clearly and thoughtfully describe post-apartheid life, without posturing or explicitly capturing individual suffering. His photos really are quite remarkable. “Though Guy Tillim is often considered […]Read more "Guy Tillim x Jo’Burg"
Projects like this are great examples of why art appeals so much to me. In basic terms this is a very simple idea, but the photo documentation of the whole thing yields such complex, intimate reactions. I think these photos are incredible. Richard Renaldi [via Cool Hunting]Read more "Touching Strangers: Richard Renaldi"
Polar Inertia: “an outlet and a resource for on going research into the networks and patterns that define the contemporary city. The journal began with the idea that the understanding of a culture requires immersion into the instruments of media, technology and infrastructure that have molded its growth.” This bi-monthly publication provides an incredibly fascinating […]Read more "Academic Landscapes: Polar Inertia"
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