We are delighted to be interviewing Italian photographer Vincenzo Pagliuca on his project Napoli Nord / Case Rom. Vincenzo photographed two Roma settlements on the outskirts of Naples, where he shows us dream-like topographic images of houses, their interiors and his inhabitants. Instead of showing us precarious housing and decay, Vincenzo images negate our presetted
Vincenzo Pagliuca, author of Napoli Nord • Case Rom, tells us the story behind four of his favourite images from the project. This picture was very important for the entire development of the project. I took it during one of my first visits at the camps. I was not familiar with the place yet. It was getting
In times not so long ago, urban highways and elevated roads were regarded as symbols of modernity and an efficient method to cope with the mass motorization in the latter half of the 20th century. Ludwigshafen am Rhein was one of the first German cities to implement the American way of car-centric urban planning. Starting
“The vine that ate the south” is what the locals call this plant, which has been conquering the American southern states for many years. Originally native to Asia, kudzu was introduced to the USA in 1876 at the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition. Especially during the time of the Great Depression, kudzu was widely cultivated under the
To celebrate the release of his new book with The Velvet Cell, I asked Rohan 6 questions about his work.
Rohan Hutchinson, author of The City in Itself, tells us the story behind five of his favourite images from the project.
To celebrate the release of our new book The Great Eastern, we asked its author Scott Conarroe to tell us the stories behind his favourite images.
To celebrate the release of Scott’s book The Great Eastern with The Velvet Cell, we asked him a few questions on his experiences shooting the project, his views on China’s rise and what the future has in store for him.