China moves to stop developers forcing people from... →
A Softer Line: ‘Demolition’ Character Goes Out of... →
ལྷ་སར་འགྲོ་རྒྱུ་མ་བྱུང་ན་མི་ཚེའི་ཕྱེད་ཀ་ཡིན་ཞེས་ཤོད་སྲོལ་ཡོད་པས་ Because not...– ཕལ་པའི་ཁྱིམ་ཚང་གི་སྐྱིད་སྡུག། བཀྲ་ཤིས་དཔལ་ལྡན་གྱིས་བརྩམས། Bkra shis dpal ldan - Phal pa’i khyim tshang gi skyid sdug [The joys and sorrows of an ordinary family]
An Urban Farm Sprouts in the Heart of Shenzhen →
American ruins (By Camilo Jose Vergara) →
I photograph the ruins of urban America. Ruins are open, vulnerable, and evocative. As building fragments, they invite us to imagine how they were before their demise.
Vertical farming →
“IF climate change and population growth progress at their current pace, in roughly 50 years farming as we know it will no longer exist. This means that the majority of people could soon be without enough food or water. But there is a solution that is surprisingly within reach: Move most farming into cities, and grow crops in tall, specially constructed buildings. It’s called vertical...
Rosarno Slums Demolished →
Corriere della Sera photo reportage on the demolition of the makeshift homes of rioting immigrant fruit pickers in Rosarno, Reggio Calabria, Italy.
Cao Fei - RMB City →
Cao Fei RMB City,2009 Video Installation 10 x 10 x 7 m Cao Fei was born in 1978 in Guangzhou, China. She graduated from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and currently lives and works in Beijing. Her art often derives its direction from the popular culture of the moment, expressed through her particular vision; the works embody the feelings and social environment of China’s modern urban...
fascist manhole covers
I must have been 9 when my maternal grandmother Emma took me on my first little fascist sightseeing tour of her neighbourhood in Reggio Calabria. She was a beautiful, austere former PE teacher and a talented poet writing in our local dialect. She was also, to her death, a fervent fascist. We were walking around the apartment block built under Mussolini where she lived, when she pointed at a...
Urban China: work in progress →