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Hong Kong Yesterday

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Actor, photographer and director Ho Fan (1931 – 2016) was born in Shanghai and moved to Hong Kong with his family in 1948. Hong Kong, under British rule at the time, was a chaotic city with a large population that was growing swiftly due to refugees fleeing the Chinese civil war and the Japanese invasion. In many of his photographs taken during the 1950s the strong diagonals and shadows create a dreamlike stillness far removed […]

Tangible Time

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Parisian photographer Julien Knez found a set of old photos of Paris taken between 1871 and 1968 and decided to go back to the exact location and retake the photograph from the  same angle. It is a great way to see how the city is a living, thriving organism; how times have changed. The series is collected in his book Paris, Fenêtres sur l’Histoire. (via: boredpanda.com / designyoutrust.com) Song for today: April March – Deux […]

Subway Love

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While waiting for a train on a busy platform poet and filmmaker Max Stossel was inspired to create a moving video poem about how we yearn for human connections and how beautiful things may happen to us, if we just keep our hearts and eyes open. *Credits for the video: Writer: Max Stossel, director: Matthew Freidell, choreography: Celia Rowlson-Hall, cinematographer: Sean Ferry, actors/dancers: Rachel Berman & Ryan Weiss ᔥslipperyedge.com