Posts Tagged: photography

Fake Architecture News II

A few posts back, I discussed “fake architecture news” (FAN) in blogs and social media, describing an offer I had recently received to allow this very blog you’re reading to feature unidentified “sponsored content” in exchange for financial compensation. Another

Fake Architecture News II

A few posts back, I discussed “fake architecture news” (FAN) in blogs and social media, describing an offer I had recently received to allow this very blog you’re reading to feature unidentified “sponsored content” in exchange for financial compensation. Another

La crítica arquitectónica y la imagen del arquitecto / Architectural Criticism and the Public Image of the Architect

[English text follows below] [una versión previa de este texto ha sido presentada en un simposio de la ETSAB y publicada en Palimpsesto 13] La crítica arquitectónica y la imagen del arquitecto La imagen importa más que nunca. En la sociedad

La crítica arquitectónica y la imagen del arquitecto / Architectural Criticism and the Public Image of the Architect

[English text follows below] [una versión previa de este texto ha sido presentada en un simposio de la ETSAB y publicada en Palimpsesto 13] La crítica arquitectónica y la imagen del arquitecto La imagen importa más que nunca. En la sociedad

Selfie Scene

With the invention of the ‘selfie’, the traditional comic foreground or carnival cutout is rendered obsolete, along with the profession of carnival portrait photographer. Now, any props or scenery must be situated behind the photographic (and photographing) subject, so as to maximize liberty of movement

Selfie Scene

With the invention of the ‘selfie’, the traditional comic foreground or carnival cutout is rendered obsolete, along with the profession of carnival portrait photographer. Now, any props or scenery must be situated behind the photographic (and photographing) subject, so as to maximize liberty of movement

Groupies

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #51] We’ve all heard of ‘selfies’. What about ‘groupies’? During the opening of the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale, photographer Sergio Pirrone and I casually interviewed and photographed groups of Biennale attendees. Normally commemorating an extraordinary collective

Groupies

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #51] We’ve all heard of ‘selfies’. What about ‘groupies’? During the opening of the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale, photographer Sergio Pirrone and I casually interviewed and photographed groups of Biennale attendees. Normally commemorating an extraordinary collective

Groupies: A Mark Magazine project at the Venice Architecture Biennale

We’ve all heard of ‘selfies’, perhaps even taken a few ourselves. So why not ‘groupies’? During the opening of the Venice Architecture Biennale, Mark Magazine collaborators Rafael Gomez-Moriana and Sergio Pirrone will be casually interviewing and photographing Biennale attendees in

Groupies: A Mark Magazine project at the Venice Architecture Biennale

We’ve all heard of ‘selfies’, perhaps even taken a few ourselves. So why not ‘groupies’? During the opening of the Venice Architecture Biennale, Mark Magazine collaborators Rafael Gomez-Moriana and Sergio Pirrone will be casually interviewing and photographing Biennale attendees in

Tourism versus Terrorism

(courtesy photoree.com user jrbrubaker) (courtesy tumblr.com user noahi) ¿Is tourism a form of terrorism? Some Barcelonins seem to think so. All over the city — especially near tourists sites — slogans such as “tourism = terrorism” or “tourist, you are the

Tourism versus Terrorism

(courtesy photoree.com user jrbrubaker) (courtesy tumblr.com user noahi) ¿Is tourism a form of terrorism? Some Barcelonins seem to think so. All over the city — especially near tourists sites — slogans such as “tourism = terrorism” or “tourist, you are the

Collective Intelligence, or Collective Stupidity?

The above image is circulating on the internet accompanied by all sorts of captions of all sorts of cities on all sorts of continents, showing us how images, so easily appropriated and manipulated today, are deployed toward all sorts of

Collective Intelligence, or Collective Stupidity?

The above image is circulating on the internet accompanied by all sorts of captions of all sorts of cities on all sorts of continents, showing us how images, so easily appropriated and manipulated today, are deployed toward all sorts of