Long ago

I made this series of posters. And it was long ago. Then what did I do? Nothing much. It is that long ago that I spelled my name with a hyphen.

😊   Pelle

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Don´t miss!

I am afraid I will, and I am very sorry for that. If you live close enough you SHOULD go there. Paul Biddle is a very good friend of mine, and one of the best photographers that I know. And know of. He has the gift to always creating interesting and surprising images from his imagination.

Photography  is also, among many other things, capturing dreams. Seeing the inner vision and to let that come out. Paul is one of the best. I am sure that he and his colleagues will create a wonderful exhibition that will open up your fantasy as well. Go see!

Labels: Cartography of Dreams, Dimbola Museum and Gallery, Fran Forman, Jonah Calinawan, Maxine Watts, Paul Biddle, Reclaim Photography Festival, Surrealist Photography, Tami Bone
Labels: Cartography of Dreams, Dimbola Museum and Gallery, Fran Forman, Jonah Calinawan, Maxine Watts, Paul Biddle, Reclaim Photography Festival, Surrealist Photography, Tami Bone

http://paulbiddlephotographer.blogspot.se/2016/09/the-cartography-of-dreams.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+PaulBiddlePhotographer+(Paul+Biddle+Photographer)

😊 Pelle

Essential Elements

Or perhaps human patterns. Any way it is very interesting what a curious and sensitive eye can see from above. Another reason to go to London.

http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-37347873

 

Bruce Davidson.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-sight/wp/2016/09/15/the-unforgettable-images-of-legendary-photographer-bruce-davidson/?hpid=hp_no-name_photo-story-b%3Ahomepage%2Fstory

Photographer Bruce Davidson was shooting scenes of urban poverty on East 100th Street in New York, when a woman asked him why he was there. When he said he was shooting images of the ghetto, she responded, “What you call a ghetto, I call my home.”

Davidson, a member of the Magnum Photos collective, worked hard to balance the dire situations that residents lived in with moments of beauty and resilience. It was also a common thread throughout his life’s work. No matter the situation, Davidson’s subjects maintained their inalienable right, as humans, to dignity. This is apparent in Davidson’s book, “Bruce Davidson” (Prestel, May 2016), a collection of his most important work including the civil rights era, the subway, a circus and a Brooklyn gang.

While Davidson could take a photo in an instant, reform came slowly. “[My work] doesn’t change anything overnight,” he said via email, “No matter how long I photographed on East 100th St., it wasn’t going to change that fast.”

And I wonder, where are they now? What happened to their lives?

@ Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos

I found it in The Washington Post

😊   Pelle

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Could be…

Perhaps there will be a calender for the year of 2017. My friend Peter Schäublin, of Schaffhaussen, Switzerland and I have produced one every year since 1998. Missing only two years. Peter is an exceptional graphic designer, and a photographer himself. These are the first outlines.

Images from my “Used gloves collection”.

What do you think?

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Marc Riboud remembered

This will be the year , unfortunately, when many of the most talented left this life. Read more and learn about Marc Riboud.

This is from The New York Times.

Mr. Riboud’s career of more than 60 years carried him routinely to turbulent places throughout Asia and Africa in the 1950s and ’60s, but he may be best remembered for two photographs taken in the developed world.

The first, from 1953, is of a workman poised like an angel in overalls between a lattice of girders while painting the Eiffel Tower — one hand raising a paintbrush, one leg bent in a seemingly Chaplinesque attitude.

The second, from 1967, is of a young woman presenting a flower to a phalanx of bayonet-wielding members of the National Guard during an anti-Vietnam War demonstration at the Pentagon.

Both images were published in Life magazine during what is often called the golden age of photojournalism, an era Mr. Riboud exemplified.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/01/world/europe/marc-riboud-photographer-dies.html?_r=0

But why!

 

A young boy is injured during a Russian airstrike that targeted the Qaterji neighborhood at sunset. An hour after he and his family were rescued, the whole building collapsed. His parents and 3 siblings were injured in the attack as well. (Photo by Mahmoud Rslan)

This photograph kicked me in my stomach and it hit my heart. Like the one with the child drowned on the beach. Or too many others of the same subject. I feel ill and helpless. Why do people have to fight over land, race, religion. Or other stupid things? I have just sent a small donation to Doctors Without Borders. Can you? Or any other organization that you think can help.

http://www.svt.se/nyheter/utrikes/femarige-omran-en-symbol-for-lidandet-i-aleppo

http://www.dn.se/nyheter/varlden/femarige-omran-ger-kriget-i-syrien-ett-ansikte/

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-37116349

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/18/boy-in-the-ambulance-image-emerges-syrian-child-aleppo-rubble

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/08/17/the-stunned-bloodied-face-of-a-child-survivor-sums-up-the-horror-of-aleppo/?hpid=hp_hp-more-top-stories_wv-aleppo-826pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory

Pelle

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