Hong Kong IV, from the series, Squares. © Adam Magyar.
Hungarian photographer Adam Magyar presents us with fictional top-down views of the urban environment in his project, Squares. These images, constructed of hundreds of different pictures using custom-built photographic equipment, allow us to consider the pace and volume of city life from a bird’s eye view. It is through photographs that Adam explores ideas of nature, science, technology and the modern world. (read the full interview here)
Evocative of that heady post-1968 period of architectural exploration, the collages of Lisbon-based artist Hugo Barros recharge the legacy of psychedelic graphics in the representation of built form. Some of these collages feature floating surfaces of a giant scale, recalling Superstudio’s Earth-devouring Continuous Monument. Others superbly juxtapose disaster and architectural stability, challenging structural equilibrium and suggesting kinetic buildings. Read More