One of my favorite place in Marseille is the Panier district. It is the oldest part of the city and a very picturesque place to visit by foot.
The Panier of Marseille est the oldest district of the city, and the site of the original settlement of the town. Marseille was founded by the Greeks two thousand six hundred years ago. The Panier is right next to the Vieux Port. It is one of the oldest districts with a High proportion of immigrants. It became a working class district during the 17th century, when the middle class decided to move out to relocate in the new districts to the east.
It was the fishermen and armature district. In the 19th century, it attracted Neapolitan, then the Corsican after the First World war. The Nazis dynamited a large part of it in February 1943. Today, the Panier is still a cultural mosaic of people from Magreb, Comoro islands and even Vietnamese people. It’s vibrant and cosmopolitan. It has been rehabilitated recently, and now it becomes a district up to date. It is very agreeable to stroll though the streets. The jewel of the Panier is the Vieille Charité, first designed as a hospice for the homeless, now a beautiful museum hosting exhibitions.
Adlan Mansri, our LomoAmigo has taken us with him on a trip, but this time to Marseille, a city in France that is bathed with sunshine and holds multiple cultural inspirations ! Enter this contrasted universe...
CHUMP magazine is a small independent mixed media zine, created by Canadian artist Bryce Charlie. CHUMP is the rebel of magazines. And the lonely poet among them. It is one part art and two part hooliganism. We have talked to Bryce about the initial idea and plans.
"Around the World in Analogue" is your bite-size guide to the most amazing travel destinations across the globe, as documented by the members of the Lomography community. Today, lomographer Marian Pislaru (@systemdevice) recalls what makes the oldest city in Netherlands a sight to behold.
When one reaches his or her 'coming-of-age' phase, it usually takes place at the tertiary level of education. Part of having a successful college life is... all about connecting to networks and the right people. They party hard, those fraternities and sororities.
Colors mean differently for all walks of life. The color Cobalt is one of the oldest blues recorded in history. Lomography tries to understand the meaning of each complex color found in the gradient and what it means for most of us photographers.
The wet collodion process is one of the oldest and major photography techniques. In early photography, the process underwent various experimentations by photographers themselves. Revisit the old technique with Alex Cook.
Frances Jakubek is the head of exhibitions at Bruce Silverstein Gallery in New York City. She is the former associate director and associate curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography in Massachusetts and works independently with artists to edit and market their photography.
Introducing Lomography's latest limited edition film, the B&W 400 35 mm Berlin Kino film! Originally used to make black and white films, this film provides timeless photos with sublime shades of gray worthy of the movies! Preorder yours before it's too late!
The TEN AND ONE Residency Week has been very intense and full of activities. From 11 to 18 November, we did LomoWalks around Vienna, guided visits to museums and magazine editorial office, a workshop, a trip to Bratislava, worked on our LomoWall and of course LomoLunch and LomoDinner. We had the opportunity to attend a Cyanotype Workshop at Lomography Head Quarter held by Michael Wuermer, a young and nice photographer and printer.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary, we asked Lomographers to share their favorite places in Israel by submitting Lomographs. The collective effort pays off, and Lomography continues to go global as the erected LomoWall in Tel Aviv caught the attention of the Israeli press and media.