Tag: 2016

On Butts and Lévy-Strauss…

A few years after shooting the photos of Pleasure Pier, I return to the spot to find it almost completely destroyed. Reminded me of antropologist Lévy-Strauss, who once noted about Brazil that “Here everything looks like still under construction and already in ruins.” Uns anos após fazer as […]

Lake at Night

During a trip to Germany last year I got in touch with @sailorbln through a common friend. You’ve probably seen some of the photos from the posts based in the conversations we had for the project. A few days before we met in the abandoned brewery he invited […]

Raise up the Stakes

Once one starts playing that little game I mentioned in the first post of this series, there are inescapable thoughts that come to one’s mind during the wanderings in places like that: “how to make it more daring?”, “what would it feel like to be playing for the […]

Brewery Ballroom

Here´s a little more of the night spent exploring an abandoned brewery in former East Berlin. The place is huge, with large rooms like this one, filled with debris and all sorts of traps to the unwary. For more on the history of the place, the always accurate […]

Who Watches the Lurkers?

Abandoned places can be a kind of doorway to our unconscious or buried thoughts and wishes. By entering those places one may experience all sorts of sensations and let imagination run free. Is the place really deserted? If not, who might be there, lurking in the dark corners? […]