Normally you would be looking at all the interesting objects that are inside the museum. And the Musée d’Orsay in Paris for sure has some impressive objects to look at. However, the look outside from within what is now a museum, but used to be a railway station, through the glass-face of a gigantic clock towards the Sacré Coeur, is no less fascinating.
According to sociologists, such as Anthony Giddens and others, modernity is characterized by its reflexivity. Here is a self-reflexive museum for you: the Cité de Sciences in Parc de la Villette, Paris, reflecting itself in the silver dome of its own IMAX movie theatre. To be honest, I was a bit underwhelmed by the science … Read more
I guess everyone who comes to Paris already have their head filled with images of the city. At least anyone with an interest in photography, that is. And when you get home and browse your photos, you come to think: are these really images of Paris? Or are they images of my own images of … Read more
The past is a foreign country… L.P. Hartley …but once in a while you may stumple upon a visa L.K. Christensen A few scannings of photos, that I happened to find the other day in a box under my bed: