Sweet Life. What comes to mind immediately for us – as it surely does for many of you – is Ed van der Elsken’s by now famous book of that title.
Articles with tag 'Introductions'
GUP #41 features miners, firemen, farmers, boxers and dockworkers. We focus, in other words, on people that enable our society to
function, through their expertise and hard labour. However odd their jobs might be.
We need a fresh start. Everything has to change. Our lifestyle, our (social) climate or ‘milieu’… it’s rotten, and it’s stinking up the joint. We need to escape this dreadful situation that we’re living in today and create an alternate reality. GUP #39 is all about Utopia.
The greater Los Angeles area holds close to 18 million people within almost 5,000 square miles – the size of a small country! Is it the ultimate paradise? Or is America’s most massive human creation hiding the face of the apocalypse?! Issue #37 is all about LA.
Wingding, hoopla, hullabaloo! GUP#35 is all about celebration.
Throughout the history of photography, whether in the name of science or art, people have been travelling far and wide in order to take pictures of remote places. In this issue of GUP Magazine, we pay tribute to the human tendency – or should we say ‘attitude’ – to size up all of space.
As we slowly pull ourselves out of the darkness of another European winter, one country is already dominating the first half of 2014: all eyes are on Brazil, for obvious reasons…but let’s look beyond the pitch, towards another view on the country.
To acknowledge the team efforts that often go into works of photography, GUP #38 is all about a revival in the wisdom of ‘1+1=3’.
With the twenty-first century only in the beginning of its second decade, we decided to focus on what has been, ever since its earliest days, a significant motivation in our visual media: to see with new eyes. In other words, to discover ‘new realities’.
Liberated from the boundaries usually set by the chosen themes, this time we decided to define our personal preferences.