The continents of our planet are in constant motion. Geologists predict that within 250 million years virtually all landmass will have merged into one single supercontinent.
To make thees pictures, I have visited a number of cities around the world such as Los Angeles, Bangkok, Budapest, Tokyo, Amsterdam, Mexico City and Stockholm. There I have photographed the street life on negative black-and-white film. I then rewound the film and exposed the entire roll once again in another city somewhere else in the world.
The resulting double-exposures show different cities, countries and continents merged together. The Forecast series is an attempt at documenting the future—although this in itself goes against the very nature of photography.
— Hans Malm
Editor's note: We first met Hans Malm, and discovered his work, during the Fotografiska / Lens Culture Portfolio Reviews, which were part of Stockholm Photography Week 2011.
Just as all fairytales are rooted in psychological fears, hopes and real emotions—this elaborate photo story triggers dream-like reveries that echo deep inside the human psyche. A five-year labor of love which incorporates meticulous costume and set design into beautifully imagined tableaux.
Cuban-born photographer had already taken the art world by storm with his black-and-white series of "rooms as camera obscura" imagery. But recently, he put color film in his 8 x 10 view camera, and the results are even more dizzying. In an exclusive audio interview, you can hear Morell talk about the alchemy of optics, this new phase in his work, and more.
This blockbuster exhibition packs a punch: besides hundreds of photos (many never-before-seen), there are hand-marked contact sheets, letters, videos—in short, a rare glimpse into the mind of a master.
The canonical archives of legendary Polish photographer Zofia Rydet are now available in digitized, searchable, bilingual format. A remarkable achievement and an invaluable resource.