Stories about Photography from September, 2008
It has been a busy Ramadan in Kuwait, with the collapse of the Stock Exchange, social activities and artistic creativity. Abdullatif Al Omar digs into Kuwaiti blogs to bring us the latest.
Think Vision's Weblog posted photos of a political assembly where Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim announced that his party is ready to form a new government.
Throughout the month of September, the art of photography is being celebrated in galleries in the capital city, Antigue and Quetzaltenango. The galleries participating in the event called Foto30 are now using blogs to provide background information on the artists and to allow visitors to exchange thoughts and comments on the exhibits.
A major developer in Hong Kong is planning to develop one of the most beautiful piece of wetland called Ha Pak Nai in Yuen Long. The plan is to build 122 country houses, 56 village style hotels, a golf court around the 5 million square meters wetland and a tiny insect museum, which means the whole wetland area will be privatized in term of spatial arrangement.
Firsthand reports from the conflict zone in the Caucasus continue to appear here and there in the Russophone blogosphere. On Sept. 8, one month since the beginning of the war in South Ossetia and Georgia, Russian photojournalist Oleg Klimov posted his musings on what the war looks like and what it smells like, on the media and propaganda, and on what seems like the universal nature of wartime looting.
Joelma [pt] publishes a very interesting picture of a “digital” graffiti she found on a wall at a street nearby the office she works in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is worth a visit.
Manshuron continues a series of photo-response by the bloggers to the call for pictures of Tashkent to celebrate the 2200th anniversary of the Uzbekistan's capital city.
molapse reports on the first match that Kazakhstan played in the FIFA qualifiers for the world cup with Andorra.