Chitown

– Is it safe around here? I asked Karen, my Airbnb host as we engaged in small talk upon my arrival. – Well, I was brought up in New York you know, so I always watch my back. The neighbouring blocks around here are griddy especially after nightfall same thing …

Lost in Brooklyn – Bushwick, Bed Stuy & beyond

Formerly known as one of New York most crime infested neighbourhoods, Bushwick has during the last decade gentrified itself into vibrant and electrified section of Brooklyn. Today, the native ethnic hispanic minority shoulders with an ever increasing herd of creative and hipster settlers. World class street art, trendy galleries, hip restaurants, decadent housing projects, …

Calisthenics

Minimalistic training has gained a lot of traction in recent times. The claim to fame is often explained by the empowering feeling one get out of creating and owning a truly self-made body. The by far most preeminent training philosophies associated with the minimalistic branch is articulated [Kal-uhs-then iks]. Commonly defined as “gymnastic exercises designed to develop physical health and vigor, usually performed with little or no special apparatus”. Just to be clear, if you are afraid of growing nasty calluses on your hands, this is not for you. If you on the other hand can stomach that your hands will look like Antonio’s, …

Meta Selfies

To deliver on the promise of a challenging portrait series we quickly realised that we needed to do something different. A number of ideas where created and rejected before the Selfie concept emerged. The selfie is interesting because it differs from the conventional types of business portraits and resonates well with the clients core business of providing telecommunication. It also adds a nice element of humour and self distance to a portray genre that is often instrumental and boring. In order to balance the YOLO aspect of the genre avoid and that the images would turn out corny, as some selfies do, we decided to …