Category: Photo travels
This is my 10th short video from Art Basel 2017. It gives me joy to share with people what most of you do not have an opportunity to experience. And if some here feel that – “woowww, these videos that I see at Jan Oberg/Oberg PhotoGraphics are interesting, wish I had been there” – no one will happier than I. I’ll share many more. … Read More Art Basel 2017 No. 10 – “Unlimited”
Faces of Aleppo in Syria – Just of of 4,5 years of occupation hell January 25, 2017 Unique photos from Eastern Aleppo in Syria when it was finally liberated on December 11-12, 2016. The people you see here have just come out to freedom from 4,5 years of the occupation by what can be called RIOTs – Rebels-Insurgents-Opposition-Terrorists – mostly the latter. And most of … Read More Photo Story – Faces of Aleppo
Lund, Sweden, January 9, 2017 TFF Photo Story # 3 by Jan Oberg Unique photos with text from Aleppo’s Jibrin reception center for people finally liberated in Eastern Aleppo December 11-12, 2016. Documentation of the fact that it was the Syrian authorities, the Syrian Army, Russian doctors, the Syrian Red Crescent and volunteering Syrian youth who took care of these destitute internally displaced people. … Read More Photo Story: Aleppo’s evil humanitarians
The second Photo Story from Syria: Unique photos with text from Eastern Aleppo’s liberation, December 11-12, 2016: Of some of the roughly 100,000 who were finally liberated, of the real humanitarians, the transport between East and Western Aleppo – and of the military, the children, street scenes, a bread queue and the devastation of this once so beautiful, bustling city. Photos of heart-breaking suffering … Read More Photo Story: Humans in liberated Aleppo
Have just published the first of a series of photo stories from Syria. You can subscribe to this page for photo stories which ensures that you’ll get an email as soon as they are posted on my Exposure page. I’d be most grateful if you’d share this link too.
“Can we save Venice before it is too late?” – asks Salvatore Settis on the Opinion Pages of the International New York Times. He is the chairman of the Louvre Museum’s scientific advisory council and the author of the – not forthcoming as INYT says – already published book “If Venice Dies.” With a shrinking population – today only 56,000 inhabitants – and as many … Read More Venice sinks – What can be done?
Landskrona – a town of 30,000 inhabitants situated at the south-eastern coast of Sweden – has a vision: “To become the home of photography in Scandinavia with a history museum and research facilities in co-operation with Lund University (a 30 min train ride south of it); it will arrange unique exhibitions of contemporary photography as well as the largest photo festival in Sweden.” One … Read More The Photo Festival in Landskrona, Sweden
The Victoria and Albert Museum – V & A – is a fabulous museum in the heart of London. It calls itself “the world’s leading museum of art and design” on its homepage – which can of course be discussed. But that’s not what I want to do here. It was a late May Sunday afternoon, drizzle. Queues to the exhibitions being too long, … Read More People I met at Victoria and Albert in London
Year by year the “third” Venice Biennale venues outside Giardini and Arsenale – i.e. all over the rest of the city in apartments, palazzos and old factories – grow relatively more interesting and diverse. It is fun to be forced to find one’s way to the most hidden places, through a little door in a wall, through a garden, or whatever. And those searching walks … Read More The Biennale 2015 # 2: Iran’s pavilion