To celebrate the upcoming release of our new book HappySad Souvenirs, we ask author Paul Hiller stories behind 5 images. For August 2019 I was planning a trip through Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia. My first stop before Ho Chi Minh city was a stopover in Beijing. I landed at 5:30 in the morning. For my short 15 hours
To celebrate the launch of our book A folk tale from Vietnam, photographer Gianpaolo Arena shares some stories behind 3 images. Two years after my first trip to Hanoi, I returned to discover an entire new district had suddenly appeared on its outer fringes. Over the past twenty years, Vietnam has undergone one of the
To celebrate the upcoming release of our new book Kudzu, we ask its authors Sabine Bungert and Stefan Dolan for stories behind the 5 images. “The vine that ate the south” is the common description for kudzu. In some regions, kudzu has covered large tracts of land, completely transforming them in the process. The plant not only overruns trees,
To celebrate the upcoming release of our new book Undercover, we ask its author Onnis Luque for stories behind five images from the project. I was 9 years old when one of the most destructive earthquakes in the history of Mexico City happened. Ironically, 32 years later, on the same very day, another devastating earthquake hit the city. This
To celebrate the upcoming release of our new book No Storm in Sight, we ask its author Norbert Graf for his five favourite images from the project. At the very moment I am writing these lines, the access road to the valley in the Valais Alps, where the picture was taken, is closed due to the danger of avalanches. The sports
To celebrate the upcoming release of our new book Khmer Concrete, we ask its author Ekkehart Keintzel for his five favourite images from the project. NagaWorld, a huge complex of buildings consisting of hotels and casinos, shapes and reshapes the former Bassac riverfront urban development project today. The original idea was to develop a modern city district consisting of exhibition buildings,
To celebrate the upcoming release of our new book Tolyatti, we ask its authors Michele Cera and Guido Sechi for their five favourite images from the project.
Kyler Zeleny, author of Crown Ditch and The Prairie Castle, tells us the story behind five of his favourite images from the project. Johnny from Athabasca, AB is another ruralite who is just trying to make their daily buck. He works for the Buy-Low Foods. In cowboy boots, a black cowboy hat, his arms bearing old ink,
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
Rohan Hutchinson, author of The City in Itself, tells us the story behind five of his favourite images from the project.