Silk Pavilion

The Silk Pavilion explores the relationship between digital and biological fabrication on product and architectural scales. The primary structure was created of 26 polygonal panels made of silk threads laid down by a CNC (Computer-Numerically Controlled) machine. Inspired by the silkworm’s ability to generate a 3D cocoon out of a single multi-property silk thread (1km…

David McLain test the Sony a99

David McLain has made his life’s work traveling the globe capturing stunning images for different editorial magazines. With seven feature articles in National Geographic, he knows his way around a quality image and what it takes to get one. During this interview, he steps back and talks through the camera work available in Sony’s new a99 camera and the ways…

Microscopic Fashion by Anastasia Korosteleva

I ‘dressed’ the model in high fashion garments, which were magnified by one hundred with a scanning electron microscope. Likewise, I ‘applied’ various cosmetics, which had this time been magnified a hundred to two thousand times. The photographs present a new way of looking at fashion photography, and also explore how we wear fashion. They…

The Broken Lives of Fukushima by Damir Sagolj

More than two and a half years have passed since the massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck northeastern Japan, wrecking the Fukushima nuclear plant and claiming nearly 16,000 lives. When it became clear that nuclear contamination was widespread, the government evacuated about 160,000 people living near the plant and established a 20-km compulsory exclusion zone,…