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.
Toothpaste & tires, paper, detergent and medicines: a laundry list of our everyday goods are all derived from calcium carbonate, which in Italy, is produced by devouring the innards of the surrounding mountains. Today the Alps, tomorrow, what will remain?
Street Photography Awards 2016: 3rd Place, Series
A strikingly enigmatic set of images that play on feelings of artifice and the ever-more tenuous line between our public and private worlds.
The legendary Magnum photographer publishes a spectacular 50-year retrospective book, and talks with us about new projects, color photography, the digital age, and more.