Actually, this isn’t entirely true. I would regard it more of a Container Hamlet. Nevertheless, it is a pretty sight!
Container City is made up of a bunch of shipping containers converted into office spaces and residential living quarters. However, the most impressive thing here isn’t Container City, but the area around it. There are lots of old and fantastical machinery littered like an outdoor museum. Before getting to Container City, you are greeted by this cute old-American style diner called, wait for it, Fatboy’s Diner.
We got to chat with documentary filmmakers, Emanuele Mengotti and Marco Tomaselli who's new film "West of Babylonia" details the lives of those occupying Slab City, a self proclaimed new society. Working with the LomoKino and Petzval Lens, the duo made a stunning film.
The '90s was a memorable, incredible decade. Apart from the founding of Lomography and the community, there were other fads and pop culture icons that made noise, forever etching in the minds of many. Twenty-five years later, we still make memes out of "Clueless".
Analogue film maker Julian Hand took a trip to New York last year to shoot a series of music videos of folk musician Emma Tricca. He armed himself with a Super 8 camera, LC-A+ and some LomoChrome Purple film and set out into the bright city lights.