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Swen Bernitz: Landmarks

Landmarks is a conceptual documentation of architectural art objects on former mining dumps in the Ruhr area of Germany. The Ruhr area has been significantly impacted by industrialisation and mining over the last 200 years. As the coal was extracted from underground, inevitably the surrounding rock was also mined. This...

Satyadeep Singh: Thy Kingdom Come

According to a report by World Christian Database, Nepal has one of the fastest growing Christian populations in the world. Interestingly, as many as 65% of Christians are Dalits, according to the Federation of National Christian Nepal. In 2017, Christian conversion and evangelisation was criminalised by the Nepal government. As...

Julia Abzaltdinova: CHAD

This work shows collective social image of a certain category of people through a general portrait of a contemporary “man in a case”. He is an average office worker always wearing business suit, doing routine work every day, suspecting and some times realising that he lives a grey, sad and...

Teresa Eng: China Dream

China Dream explores the fractured identity of the second generation diaspora as they’re straddled their birth country and their motherland. Teresa Eng, whose parents immigrated to Canada from China via Hong Kong, sought out to explore her ancestral homeland between 2013-2017. Teresa’s cultural knowledge of a country which she has...

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...