la ville et la memoire – cities and memory
browsing through archives of the future. today’s city in photographs from the past.
continued from tome 1 /zurich.
“in maurilia, the traveller is invited to visit the city and, at the same time, to examine some old post cards that show it as it used to be: … a bandstand in the place of the overpass, two young ladies with parasols in the place of the munitions factory.”— italo calvino, the invisible cities, ch 2
“the form of things can be discerned better at a distance.”— ch 6
“suspended over the abyss, the life of octavia’s inhabitants is less uncertain than in other cities. they know the net will last only so long.”— ch 5
continued in tome 3 /zobeide.