Urban Directory

City on rivers | Maciej Leszczynski

City on rivers by Maciej Leszczynski

Photographs from “City on Rivers” series were made in November 2016 in Chongqing municipality – the main city of central China. The aim of the project was to document the urban space along the course of rivers, the Yangtze and the Jialing River.

Martin Grabner | Timepiece

Martin Grabner ; Timepiece

In the long-termed, ongoing work “Timepiece” Austrian photographer Martin Grabner is in search of the Lacanian imaginary in architecture and space. The photographs show places and constructions that contain

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Commuting by Lilyan Aloma

It is of great significance that the word ‘commute’ has an added meaning; to commute is to change one kind of payment or obligation for another, that being the underlying factor in my becoming a commuter passenger.

Emptiness by Emmanuel Monzon

Emptiness by Emmanuel Monzon

The work of Emmanuel Monzon focuses primarily on the idea of urban sprawling and the urban expansion of its periphery. Monzon photographs urban banality as though it were a romantic painting, trying only to be “stronger than this big nothing” in controlling the space by framing the subject.

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Urban portraits by Jan Møller Hansen

Dhaka city is one of the fastest growing mega cities in the World. The population is more than 15 million and every day some 400,000 people are settling in and around city in hope of creating a new livelihood and find jobs.

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Zero Dark MOCKBa by Davide Palmisano

Zero Dark version of Moscow, is the guided tour of a city of dreams, and dreams should be made so at night. Because the night is a different world, sweet and ambiguous as a dream, and in those hours the cityscape in Moscow

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Stray Light by Clarissa Bonet

Building facades melt into darkness, their architectural details vanish, leaving only glowing windows in a sea of pitch black, like stars in the night sky.

From the series City Space

City Space by Clarissa Bonet

City Space is an ongoing photographic exploration of the urban environment and my perception of it. I am interested in the physical space of the city and its emotional and psychological impact on the body.

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A neutral place by Franco Sortini

Franco Sortini’s art is that of a landscape that is the result of a subtle alchemy that combines his vision of the natural environment with his culture, his emotions and his inner feelings.

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City and Country by Alex Cooke

Alex Cooke is a portrait, events, and landscape photographer from Cleveland, OH. A musician and mathematician, he found that his artistic inclinations and obsessive attention to detail suited him perfectly to photography.

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Signs and Wonders by Alva Bernadine

In my project Signs and Wonders, I play with different kinds of signs we may encounter everyday. There is so much signage in our towns and cities we generally take them for granted but when I turned my gaze upon them, a walk around my neighborhood became redolent with creative possibilities.

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Cities in visible by Anargyros Drolapas

Anargyros Drolapas’ photographic project, inspired by Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities, constitutes a study of the city of Athens, a meditation on its multifaceted and complex character.

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Central Park by Roman Kruglov

I feel like I have travelled elsewhere every time I visit Central Park, somewhere not in New York and yet it has the essence of New York. Autumn is my favorite time to go there, maybe it has something to do with my birthday being in October or maybe because it is so beautiful, the air is clear and the nature is full of colors.

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Public spaces by Michael Martin

These photographs of public spaces are often sober and frugal in feel because I avoid any spectacle or dramatization in the locations. The emptiness is saturated with a subtle attention to color, and the prevailing silence instilled with a vernacular yet metaphysical quality.

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Out of season by Mark Havens

Wildwood is a small barrier island at the tip of southern New Jersey. Through an improbable combination of economics, geography and chance, it harbors an architectural treasure: the highest concentration of mid-century modern motels in the United States.