Tall stories: the weird world of Hong Kong’s rooftops – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; From badminton to bonsai pruning to a precarious nap, it’s all going on high above the packed streets of Kowloon, Hong Kong. This series by Romain Jacquet-Lagrèz is a record of life in one of the world’s densest neighbourhoods Continue reading… The Guardian RSS

Dublin's ghost signs: preserving a city's fading memories

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cities Cities on Instagram Emma Clarke captures Dublin’s history through old advertisements and signs – often only briefly revealed by construction projects in this rapidly changing city Twomey’s in Kimmage, Dublin. Photograph: Emma Clarke/@DublinGhostSigns Faded and decaying shop signs remind us of a time Läs mer…

‘We’ve been denied our identities’: being trans in Argentina – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A new book documents intimate moments, familial ties and hard-won freedoms in the Argentinian transgender community Continue reading… The Guardian RSS

The young Somalis recreating Mogadishu’s prewar splendour

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A project that uses crowdsourced photos of destroyed buildings to form 3D digital models is helping refugees rediscover their roots Five years ago, Yusuf Shegow visited the ruins of the once-grand Al-Uruba hotel overlooking the Indian Ocean on Mogadishu’s waterfront. His grandfather had worked Läs mer…

Plans for £100m Nobel Centre blocked by Swedish court

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; David Chipperfield-designed centre would harm Stockholm waterfront, court rules A Swedish court has blocked the construction of a major new Nobel Centre in Stockholm intended as the future venue for the world’s most prestigious arts and science awards. The 1.2bn krona (£100m) brass-clad structure, Läs mer…

Prince Charles commissions artworks of Transylvania's wild flora

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Prince Charles Watercolours celebrating Romanian region’s world-renowned floral diversity will be exhibited and published Left to right: Polygala major by Junko Iwata; Hepatica Transsylvanica by Kate Nessler; Vicia tenuifolia by Celia Crampton; Small Pasque-Flower by Fay Barlow. Photograph: Addison Publications copyright A G Carrick Läs mer…

MFON: women photographers of the African diaspora – in pictures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The MFON journal and book is committed to establishing and representing a collective voice of female photographers of African descent and features more than 100 from across the diaspora. MFON is named in memory of Mmekutmfon ‘Mfon’ Essien, a visionary photographer who died from Läs mer…

Russia uncovered: writers on the World Cup host nation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia The Observer Russia uncovered: writers on the World Cup host nation With the World Cup kicking off in less than a month and tensions with the west at their worst level in decades, Observer writers and Russia experts go behind the spin to Läs mer…

Grandmother’s steps lead to the Grauniad | Brief letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Technology Brief letters Grandmother’s steps lead to the Grauniad William Blake | Art and the CIA | Grenfell inquiry | Neanderthal brains | Predictive text Pardon me? Kenneth Atkin had a surprise autocorrect experience while trying to type the word grandmother. Photograph: Alamy I Läs mer…