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Visualizing life’s pitfalls with photographer Gabby Laurent

To descend freely by the force of gravity, to move from a higher to a lower level, typically rapidly and without control, to leave an erect position suddenly and involuntarily. Enter the word falling and you’ll be given countless definitions along with more or less striking proof that something as physical and full of abandon can not be captured by words alone. … Read More

Raving in ruins: Brox+1 visually captures Berlin, a playground of possibility, from 1991-2000

Brox+1 is a photographer and producer from Berlin. His new photobook Berlin Possibility charts the the spaces and faces of Berlin amidst the beautiful chaos of this city- following the fall of the wall in 1989, accompanied with written anecdotes from Tobias Rapp and Anton Waldt. … Read More

‘Built for Designers - Open for All’ - A/D/O connects avant-garde design to local communities

Extending north toward Queens in a kind of peninsula, it’s a maritime area occupied by the remains of industrial infrastructure and shipping docks jutting out into the East River. It’s been developed by Polish immigrants, polluted by oil spills, and only recently become a destination for newer Brooklynites moving on from gentrified Williamsburg. It might … Read More