Javier Clemente Martinez: Sumaj Orck’o

The Cerro de Potosí, also known as the Cerro Rico de Potosí, and in the Quechua language as Sumaj Orck'o ("beautiful hill"); named Sumaj Orck'o before its plunder and subsequent exploitation by the Spanish Empire, which began 475 years ago. Now, the name of "beautiful hill" sounds ironic. The Mines...

Marco Zedler: LAND

In LAND the photographer and author deals with the cultural land of his surroundings. Useable area - a sober term which, on closer inspection, seems to be appropriate for a large part of the agricultural cultivated land. Collective consciousness, on the other hand, usually associates man-made landscapes with concepts such...

Alexandre Chamelat: Litósfera

Says Alexandre: This series takes place just over 100 km from the Moroccan coast, on an volcanic archipelago in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean. From Tenerife to Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, the discovery of this Hispanic territory is written through human, animal, plant and mineral encounters. Basalt, Trachyte, Silica and...

Gianluca Cecere: Life For The Community

Says Gianluca: Strict rules, piety and extensive celebrations shape the cohesion of the Hasidic Jews from around the world. They gave me access into their religious rituals in Poland, Israel and Ukraine. Hasidism is one of the most dynamic religious movements in the modern world. Originating in contemporary Western Ukraine...

Camille Carbonaro: Call Me Victoria

Call me Victoria is a visual archaeology that explores elements of memory, genealogy and exile. This investigation related to the consequences of my family's migration from Italy to Marseille. I address issues of self definition, the discovery of one's own roots and the exploration of my memory traces and neuroses....

Petr Antonov: Ruins

The project explores the church ruin in contemporary Russian landscape and how it becomes a metaphor for the country’s recent history. Although the exact number of churches forcibly closed during the Soviet period is not known, it may be assumed that between four and five thousand churches currently remain in...

Sumi Anjuman: Somewhere Else Than Here

Says Sumi: Born into a strange universe where caged birds can sing but cannot fly, where our love is unloved, yet to die. Is everything untrue or are we? In my state of Bangladesh, the LGBTQ community is suppressed. In our state of Bangladesh, the people believe in the written...

Panos Charalampidis & Mary Chairetaki: Cornucopia

Cornucopia (horn of plenty) is an artistic research on the Lassithi plateau’s elusive identity. Lassithi plateau, situated at 840m ASL on the island of Crete, is a natural fortress with particularly fertile land surrounded by mountains. First inhabited during the Neolithic age, it became a significant cult place of the...

Azad Amin Rashti: Gone With the Water

When The Southeastern Anatolia Project in Turkey started, the perspective was improving people’s lives through sustainable development. The Ilısu Dam is one of the 22 dams of the Southeastern Anatolia Project and its aim is hydroelectric power production, flood control and water storage. But the story of Hasankyf along with...

Giuseppe Altero: On This Side of the River

Says Giuseppe: On this side of the river is a study of my native Land, along Ofanto’s river bank. Geographically Apulia is a karstic land and the Ofanto is the only river of the region. With its 170 km is the longest river in the south of the Reno that...