Mar 28, 2009

The Urban Crisis  

One of the running themes that emerged at ARCO this year was about the expansion and transformation of urban spaces. Perhaps its not surprising that this theme was so prominent in the midts of an international economic crisis and declining real estate market. Cities around the world have experienced a boom in construction in recent years, only to see newly fabricated neighborhoods remain uninhabited. In other cases, existing urban areas are under growing pressure from expanding populations. Several photographers have focused on this problem. Belén Uriel: Uriel’s photograph Ideal House shows a colorful billboard with the outline of a cartoon-like […]

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