Quarantine trains is a series of videos created by Antoni Miralda, who wanted to experiment with the imagery of trains passing by, as seen from his studio in Barcelona.
“A building is alive, like a man. Its integrity is to follow its own truth, its one single theme, and to serve its own single purpose.”
A giant sky mirror, the sail-shaped W hotel has an ever-changing look, depending on the light of the day.
The place I am spending my confinement days in is a flat on 4th floor. It has high ceilings with Catalan vaults on wooden beams, big French doors at the balconies and floors covered in this amazing invention which is the hydraulic flooring.
In most places I’ve lived across Europe, I’ve moved after a few months, two years max. But Barcelona, after almost three years since I am calling this city home – well Barcelona is still fascinating me.
“Everything you can imagine is real” Picasso said. If so, I’d imagine a world where buildings can dissolve into light and dance into space.
A triangular mass of dark-blue concrete split in places to reveal reflective glass planes, Museu Blau is a presence hard to ignore.
‘Stories have no end.
Countries have no line.
Everything you think you know
Maybe blurred and remade
In other lights, at other times.’
No, you don’t shoot things. You capture them. Photography means painting with light. And that’s what you do. You paint a picture only by adding light to the things you see. Katja Michaels Light festivals express exactly the idea of a live act of painting with light – of playing with perception, of reshaping the concrete reality intoContinue reading “BCN | Llum Light Festival”