© Nat Pinheiro & Luke Wilkening – Bushwick on 16mm
050 — Darius Urbanek
«I have always been fascinated by cities or areas that are shaped by industry. [...] These are ugly places but they have so much to tell and beauty can be found if observed carefully.»
The City — A Living and Breathing Organism
Volker Heinze — Mapping Hong Kong’s Bet on Greed
In 2016 Hong Kong was selected for the sixth time in a row as the world’s «freest economy» by America’s Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal. «Hong Kong’s Bet on Greed» describes this neo-liberal «field trial» as a proxy for the PRC’s future interests in Asia. In six densely composed sections of images—from Heart of Gold to Dystopian Confusion—Volker Heinze recounts «the Chinese gamble on greed», which features rapid growth and highlights the gap separating rich and poor.
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Michael Gessner’s «Masse» sheds sharp new light on the signifiers of surveillance embedded in everyday life. Conceived as a sociological exploration of mass behaviour in the digital age, the photo book invites contemplation on the myriad ways in which individuals are monitored — and in which they monitor themselves — as they transition through the blurred boundaries between the digital and the physical.
Published by ⅓ Books, Berlin
22 x 27cm156 Pages80 ImagesSoftcoverSchweizer BroschurHot foil stamping on front, back cover and spineText by Ramón Reichert «Die digitale Kontrollgesellschaft»
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