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Reflexionen aus der Diaspora

Category: traveling

Alice_ch3n81 in trans

 

Trans team met Alice_ch3n81 online, and asked her a simple question: Can you define an Alien? She immediately started to tell stories. She moved fast. Each moment of the interview become a new adventure, adressed in a new way, from a n…

A talk with Alice_ch3n81

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A talk with Alice_ch3e81

 

26 November 1865, Folly Bridge, transcript of the recording of the conversation of Alice_ch_n3e81 with the vizkultura team. First imagined as an interview with Miro, and later published on vizkult

From Singapore With Love

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written by Petra Tomljanovic, Miro Roman published in Oris magazine/95

“Interviewer: The greatest invention of this century must be…? Lee Kuan Yew: The air-conditioner, for me.” (Kuan Yew 2008)

In Singapore, everything sim…

A Quantum City or How to Talk about Cities?

A Quantum City

review by Petra Tomljanovic

City. Divided tensions, expectations; new images, mastery of orientation skills, the jitters, the fear of the unknown. A new city, your city, for a couple of hours, couple of days, infinite, unfathomable, for…

Urban Diptych

bifold reading of the generic city through photographic mosaics

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Photographic diptych by Panagiotis Kotsidas and Miro Roman is a part of three week exhibition-event in Singapore organized by The Mill x WeJungle and thematized with conce…

Mao, if you’d only been relaxed…

Taiwan

20/12/2013 – 03/01/2014 Taiwan By: Petra Tomljanović, Miro Roman

Familiar Strangers

Three hours ago our plane landed in Taiwan. A new country, a new city, and we are on a train leaving Taipei. Everything is entirely new and unknown, but …

Dystopia, Utopia, Past and Present

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30/05/2013 – 5/6/2013, Cairo, Egypt

New Cairo is a new satellite city of Cairo. Located in what was formerly a desert, the master plan was created in 2001 by a Boston firm. It is the home of the new campus of the American University in Cairo, a…

Globally Independent

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Self-sustainability, Sanctions, Islam, Iran

May 30, 2013 – June 5, 2013. Iran, Tehran

Iran most definitely is not what the Western media show us. No big surprise. What is astonishing, however, is the easiness with which distorted media …

Midnight in Thailand

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25.03.2013 – 30.03.2013. Ko Phi Phi Islands, Thailand By: Petra Tomljanovic vizkultura.hr

I’m on Thailand in search of the mythic Beach! My grandpa’s Volvo Penta boat is transformed into a long-tail boat, a local Thai sea vehi…

Java – two cars, two smartphones and no reservations

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22.02.2013. – 26.02.2013. Java, Indonesia Jakarta/Bogor/Gunung Salak/Pelabuhan Ratu/Bayah/Serang

Java, a continuous agglomeration (a city?), a ”habitat” of different landscapes, an island with more than 130 million p…