Harlesden Odeon (1937) by Whinney, Son and Hall.
Another demolished cinema. This one operated from 1937 to 1972, after which it became a concert hall and then a night club, before being torn down in 1989 and replaced with flats.
Image from English Heritage.
Stenop.es is an experimental visual project using a primitive technique: The Camera Obscura. Applied to an original scale, the project is based on projection from the outside to the inside. Two layers are merging while the landscapes takes place in the interior’s intimacy.
Romain Alary and Antoine Levi are both photographes and cameraman and this website is the outcome of one of their common work.
I was super nervous and there were some weird (but funny, in retrospect) technical difficulties but they were finally able to get me on the phone and everything went smooth after that. I really enjoyed the questions from them and the super active and hyper live audience.
So, if you ever wanted to hear me answer questions about how I got started with photography (which admittedly is fairly crazy, at least when I think about it), my thoughts about shooting in New York City, my thoughts about cameras and post-processing/editing as well as some talk about noodles (yes, really!), you may just enjoy this video (my full interview starts at 49:00):
(I decided to accompany this post with one of the photos I talked about briefly during the show, one of my favorite examples of industrial urban decay here in New York City: The Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn)
“ Bourdieu and his associates show that few cultural activities are more structured and systematic than the social uses of this ordinary art.”
The Point Of Photographs - Andy Grundberg,The New York Times