The familiar is reconfigured to create an intriguing commentary on society.
It was as if the cameras, alone in these rooms, had been multiplying like rabbits or, really, beetles. Black shiny beetles chirping away just for me.
Corina, the blogger behind thisistopa.wordpress.com, was perhaps the first person to welcome LeipGlo to the cybersphere, by leaving a friendly comment on our page. Since then I’ve been following her blog and really enjoy the mix of creative veins she brings in: photography, food, writing, lifestyle and entertainment tips always with her very particular touch
This Saturday, our glocal photographer Stefan Hopf and I went to City Crash 6.0, an urban arts festival at Werk 2 in Connewitz. There were a few artists working live, a fashion show, a gothic-themed exhibition, and plenty of daring photography. These were some of the highlights we found, presented via Stefan’s sharp and creative lens.
For last weekend, we announced that Germany’s first professional wheelchair-skater, David Lebuser, was coming to Leipzig to give a workshop at Conne Island. We found that pretty cool, so our glocal photographer Stefan Hopf stopped by to bring us a glimpse into the action. Here’s the result.
Touched by the story of a Mexican student she met at the Berlin Wall, a Chinese student in Leipzig decided to launch a project asking people to submit photos of Leipzig and other cities to be displayed side by side; the resulting exhibit, a melange of contrasts, conflict and peace from around the world, will debut at Uni Leipzig July 6th and run until the 12th.