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.
These homes of "hoarders" are overflowing with stuff that their inhabitants find difficult or impossible to throw away.
Berlin-based critic and conceptual artistcollects and re-uses photographs that other people throw away. Appropriating these discarded, ripped, and mundane photographs, he creates artwork that is alluring, intriguing, and captivating. He speaks about his passion for visual trash, in a great, exclusive audio interview.
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