“Every photographed object is merely the trace left behind by the disappearance of all the rest. It is an almost perfect crime, an almost total resolution of the world, which merely leaves the illusion of a particular object shining forth, the image of which becomes an impenetrable enigma.” — Jean Baudrillard.
Unseen Photo Fair 2014: Discover Unseen Talent in Amsterdam
"Unseen is not just about pinpointing and facilitating emerging talent but also making sure that a market is created for these young photographers and their work." – Pjotr de Jong, creative director of Unseen, Amsterdam
This week we had a peak into creative director Pjotr de Jong's family home in The Netherlands and had the chance to hear his thoughts on how the Unseen Photo Fair came about.
Taking place until 21st of September, we recommend stopping by if you’re in Amsterdam, as we think it’s definitely worth the trip. Find more info about the fair here and read our interview with Pjotr here.
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Spotlight on: Villa Sarabhai by Le Corbusier
Villa Sarabhai is the house that Le Corbusier completed for Madame Manorama in Ahmedabad, India, in 1955.
The architect’s technical response to the climatic conditions of India is brilliant in multiple ways, for example the roof is covered with earth to become a garden with a lawn and charming flowers.
However, a particularly beautiful detail is its external slide and stair combination. Made of concrete as a single entity, the slide goes from the first floor terrace straight into the swimming pool while the stair is an extracted zigzag to its side. Find more pictures here.