Category Archives: street

Imaging Paris: Documenting May 1968

Protesters march down Boulevard Saint Michel on May 10, 1968. The banner reads: “Sorbonne Teachers Against Repression. [Photo by Serge Hambourg/via Art Knowledge News] French photojournalist Serge Hambourg documented the turbulent student revolt in Paris in the spring of 1968  … Continue reading

Posted in 1960s, French history, Imaging Paris, Paris, street, Ve, VIe | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Imaging Paris: Documenting May 1968

Augmented Illusions: Tapping

Alex de Jong recommends headphones for the full effect of tapping. The video is accompanied by this text: Natural behaviour of blind people is all too often seen as deviant. Many who are are blind are told not to click, … Continue reading

Posted in blind, blind photographers, disability, sense, street | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Augmented Illusions: Tapping

Augmented Illusions: passers-by (hoogstraat)

I’ve often wondered how others would respond if they saw the street and its movement as I see it with what’s left of my peripheral vision. Rotterdam sensory artist Alex de Jong created a video sequence of time-lapse photographs that … Continue reading

Posted in Art, blind photographers, cities, sense, street, street art | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Fashionista Street: April In Paris

[Source: The Sartorialist] It wouldn’t be Fashionista Street without a flaneur to savor the scene. Thanks to Scott Schuman for documenting spring in Paris! Cathy Horyn writes about Schuman’s and Bill Cunningham’s street photography in a recent On the Runway … Continue reading

Posted in fashionista, Flaneur, Imaging Paris, street | Tagged , | Comments Off on Fashionista Street: April In Paris