walks iii * Treptower Park
Treptower Park, a day of walking in the rain past abandoned fairground rides and the truly monumental soviet war memorial. Spreepark I (formerly “Kulturpark Plänterwald”) was open from October 1969 to 2001, now abandoned. owned by Norbert Witte - closed with debts of €11,000,000 [in 2004 Witte was arrested for attempting to smuggle £14m of cocaine from Peru to Germany in the masts...
walks ii * around Marzahn
Berlin Marzahn with a complicated history including: the first district to be conquered by Red Army forces on 21 April 1945; the site of a labour camp where Roma were interned two weeks before the Summer Olympics of 1936; and where in March 1973 the Politbüro of the SED announced the objective to build 55,000 new apartments by 1980 as a solution to the housing crisis. Today, Marzahn has the...
walks I * Bibliothek Friedrichshain-Kreutzberg to...
08/12/2011 Starting at the Bibliothek Friedrichshain-Kreutzberg…. Central Library Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg (2010) Frankfurter Allee 14a a former school remodelled by architect: Peter W Schmidt Velodrom (1999) Architect: Dominique Perrault Velodrom - towards Forum Landsburger Allee Ernst-Fürstenberg Straße Denkmal des polnischen Soldaten und deutschen Antifaschisten (1972)...
urbanautica: PHOTOTALKS: 'SCOTT CONARROE' →
urbanautica: 1. You photograph within a tradition in which travel or a road trip becomes part of the process. How much do you prepare regarding locating sites. Also, since the photographs are made from an elevated position I am interested to know whether you sense photographic opportunities from the ground…
The images detached from every aspect of life fuse in a common stream in which...– Guy-Ernest Debord: The Society of the Spectacle (1955)