Editorial Photography – LW Larsen Photo http://lwlarsenphoto.com/ Wed, 18 May 2022 21:38:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/lw-larsen-photo-icon-150x150.png Editorial Photography – LW Larsen Photo http://lwlarsenphoto.com/ 32 32 We can pull off an ‘incredible’ escape, insists Burnley boss Mike Jackson https://lwlarsenphoto.com/we-can-pull-off-an-incredible-escape-insists-burnley-boss-mike-jackson/ Wed, 18 May 2022 21:38:39 +0000 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/we-can-pull-off-an-incredible-escape-insists-burnley-boss-mike-jackson/

Regardless of what happens at Villa Park on Thursday night, the relegation drop will play out until the final day of the season.

But, having won just one win in their opening 21 league games, if the Clarets win a seventh consecutive season at this level, it would be a remarkable story.

Much has been made of the turnaround for Sunday’s opponents Newcastle United since December, when they recorded their first victory of the season on the 15th attempt, over Burnley at St James’ Park.

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Burnley’s Irish defender Nathan Collins (2nd R) celebrates with team mates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Southampton at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England , April 21, 2022. – EDITORIAL USE RESTRICTED. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online use in match limited to 120 images. 40 additional images can be used in overtime. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. 40 additional images can be used in overtime. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) / EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online use in match limited to 120 images. 40 additional images can be used in overtime. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. 40 additional images can be used in overtime. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or “live” services. Online use in match limited to 120 images. 40 additional images can be used in overtime. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. 40 additional images can be used in overtime. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

No team had ever stayed in place after failing to win their first 14 games, but the Magpies arrive at Turf Moor with 46 points, two behind Brighton in 10th, with former Clarets boss Eddie Howe appointed manager of the year.

Jackson was asked, would it be such an incredible escape if Burnley survived?

“It would mean a lot to a lot of people.

“But we know there’s a lot of hard work ahead, and this group is used to working hard, they know that’s the end result.

“That would be great, but we know we still have a lot of work to do.”

There would be obvious financial implications if Burnley were to be relegated, but Jackson would prefer to see it in terms of what can be achieved instead: “No, you know there are implications if you don’t stay up, but , again, why not look at it in terms of opportunities and possibilities rather than that?

“I think you have to try to look at it that way, I think then your character feeds off of other people.

“You wouldn’t get out of bed in the morning if you thought about it (finances), I try not to, I try to keep it level and keep it real.

“It comes down to what you can control, we can only control what we do, how we work, how we prepare, and then it’s delivering the performance.

“We clearly know what we have to do.”

There’s a bigger picture, though, and Jackson added, “You can’t hide it. Everyone knows that.

“But we talked about what we have to do, what is important for us, how to attack what we are doing.

“Guys know it’s there. But we’re at our best if we stay focused on what we’re doing now.

“I know it sounds a bit boring, but you have to do it, it keeps you focused on your task, it keeps you where you need to be. Don’t gamble what’s going to happen or what’s going to happen. happened before.”

Burnley have the oldest team in the Premier League this season – so will that experience matter? .

“The most important thing is their experience, I think that’s a good thing because these guys have been through a lot, not just here but in their careers.

“They know what’s needed, they’ve been around the block. There’s a strong group in there.

“I think the experience can only help them.”

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Mike Jackson – ‘the fearless’ Nathan Collins will be a Premier League regular for years to come https://lwlarsenphoto.com/mike-jackson-the-fearless-nathan-collins-will-be-a-premier-league-regular-for-years-to-come/ Tue, 17 May 2022 06:37:09 +0000 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/mike-jackson-the-fearless-nathan-collins-will-be-a-premier-league-regular-for-years-to-come/

The 21-year-old superbly staged a three-way comeback at Tottenham Hotspur, with Nick Pope only beaten by a controversial penalty, converted by Harry Kane.

In the absence of captain Ben Mee and James Tarkowski, Collins – who has started 10 of the last 11 games – was a vocal presence at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, alongside Kevin Long and Matt Lowton.

The Republic of Ireland international produced another impressive display, against England skipper Kane, showing his composure on the ball, as he played Maxwel Cornet for a big first-half chance, then that he was involved in the move that led to Ashley Barnes hitting the post after the break.

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In between, he cleared a seemingly goal-bound Kane header and made a number of blocks and interceptions, as he continues to seek a bargain at what is thought to be around 12 million, surpassing a club record of £15 million with add-ons.

Burnley’s first-flight status may be in doubt, as they enter their final two games a point adrift of safety, but caretaker boss Jackson believes Collins will become a household name at this level: “I just told him that in there, those exact (huge) words.

“It’s great for him, he’s taken on the challenge of playing against one of the best strikers around, which is great for a 21-year-old, but that doesn’t surprise me because I know what he looks like and what he is capable of.

And Jackson added: “I think he’s getting better all the time. He’s also got that fearless thing, which I think all good players have. They have to have a conviction, it’s not arrogance, he wants to improve.

“I think he can still improve a lot, but he has a basis to continue and play at this level for a long time.”

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Herzog, ministers meet new UAE leader during condolence visit to Abu Dhabi https://lwlarsenphoto.com/herzog-ministers-meet-new-uae-leader-during-condolence-visit-to-abu-dhabi/ Sun, 15 May 2022 00:02:18 +0000 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/herzog-ministers-meet-new-uae-leader-during-condolence-visit-to-abu-dhabi/

New UAE president meets Macron as leaders flock for funeral; Herzog ready to leave for the United Arab Emirates

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – The new President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, speaks today with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as world leaders visit the oil-rich Gulf state to pay tribute to his late predecessor.

Macron, on his first trip abroad since the start of his second term last week, expressed his condolences to the leader nicknamed MBZ following the death of his half-brother Sheikh Khalifa on Friday after a long illness.

Macron, the first Western leader to pay tribute to him, will be followed by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Israeli President Isaac Herzog and the King of Spain, among a long list of dignitaries.

The UAE began to wield increased influence in the Middle East and beyond due to its wealth, oil resources and strategic location.

MBZ has quietly ruled the country since 2014 when Sheikh Khalifa, his 73-year-old half-brother, was sidelined by a stroke. The cause of his death has not been announced.

Today, the Emir of Qatar, the King of Bahrain and the presidents of the Palestinian Authority, Germany and Indonesia are among more than 20 senior officials expected.

Herzog, who is due to leave soon, will be joined by Regional Cooperation Minister Esawi Frej and Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel. The president is expected to meet his new counterpart from the United Arab Emirates during his stay.

Before leaving, Herzog says he will offer his condolences on behalf of Israel to MBZ for the death of his half-brother and congratulate him on his appointment as president.

“In a global reality of wars, interests and conflicts, friendship really has a great value, and it is measured also, and perhaps in particular, in times of grief and pain, he says. , according to a statement from his office. “The partnership between our countries is an asset for us and for the whole region, and it was built and is still being built by bold and innovative leaders, of which the late Sheikh Khalifa was one.”

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Games review: ITV’s new celebrity sports show lacks fun and games https://lwlarsenphoto.com/games-review-itvs-new-celebrity-sports-show-lacks-fun-and-games/ Fri, 13 May 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/games-review-itvs-new-celebrity-sports-show-lacks-fun-and-games/

The Games sees six female stars and six male stars go head-to-head, and inevitably their fears, in a series of sporting challenges including the canoe slalom, 100m hurdles and javelin throw.

And while the actual sport is entertaining enough, you have to fight through an awful lot to get there.

First there’s George Ezra singing, then hosts Holly Willoughby and Andrew Flintoff tell us what happened last night, before the stars – including a Spice Girl’s daughter, Kevin de Strictly de Grimsby and a brother Thomas – are featured.

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Once you’ve gone through all of this and an awkward conversation with an expert, you might get a VT of an Emmerdale actor falling off a bike before the first commercial break.

There’s still time for Flintoff’s off-color gags in the studio ‘pod’ and then you might have an event – most of which is recorded making you wonder why show it live when ‘it could have simply been edited into two hour-long shows to launch on a holiday weekend.

For me, the appeal of Superstars was to see athletes who seemed so sure of themselves, so talented in their chosen field, be woefully inadequate in another; if it was Kevin Keegan falling off a bicycle, or Daley Thompson being pushed into oblivion by blonde dynamo Brian Jacks.

With these celebrities, you just feel proud of them for being done. That’s how I felt when I went through five episodes.

These days you can get your DNA tested to see where you came from, a very long time ago. DNA Family Secrets (BBC2, Wednesday, 9 p.m.) it’s just that, plus Stacey Dooley. You don’t have time to invest in people’s stories, and any revelation feels personal rather than universal.

When I was young, just after the Falklands War, a few programs stuck in my malleable mind – The Paras and Royal Marines: Behind the Lines. Commando: Britain’s Ocean Warriors (BBC2, Sunday, 8 p.m.) covers much the same ground, but is fascinating nonetheless.

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Pulitzer to photographers for coverage of India’s Covid tragedy highlights continued relevance of still image https://lwlarsenphoto.com/pulitzer-to-photographers-for-coverage-of-indias-covid-tragedy-highlights-continued-relevance-of-still-image/ Wed, 11 May 2022 03:32:53 +0000 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/pulitzer-to-photographers-for-coverage-of-indias-covid-tragedy-highlights-continued-relevance-of-still-image/

It doesn’t take long for tragedy to become fodder for statistics, political one-upmanship, and a never-ending stream of “content.” It was, after all, barely a year ago that India was in the midst of the second wave of the pandemic. The deadly Delta variant has affected millions – directly and indirectly – as India’s health infrastructure, like much of that of the world, struggles to cope with the crisis. The public conversation has shifted to statistical models of mortality, to the assignment of blame. The Pulitzer Prize to Reuters photographers Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, Amit Dave and the late Danish Siddiqui for their images – haunting, tragic and even redemptive – are a reminder of both the scale of the devastation and the human stories that the numbers obscure sometimes .

Images of cremations and mass graves are a record of suffering; the photos from the backs of cars and ambulances of people gasping as their panicked loved ones struggle to help them. But the image catalog is more than suffering. From Ahmedabad to Anantnag, Indians got vaccinated, giving hope at the time of a return to a life beyond fear of the virus. Individually, each image is a moving snapshot of one of the most trying times in India’s recent history. Together they tell the story of the pandemic.

The Pulitzer for Abidi, Mattoo, Dave and Siddiqui recognizes what is so often forgotten – the power of a still image. This power is at its greatest when the lens is turned outward, toward the world, rather than inward, for the selfie. In the age of Instagram, of constant CCTV surveillance, of a camera on every phone, the visual chroniclers of the pandemic have reminded us of exactly why history must also be recorded through a professional lens.

This editorial first appeared in the print edition of May 11, 2022 under the title “Seeing the pandemic”.

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A New Cosplay Photobook Celebrates Him In Everyday Places https://lwlarsenphoto.com/a-new-cosplay-photobook-celebrates-him-in-everyday-places/ Fri, 06 May 2022 13:48:17 +0000 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/a-new-cosplay-photobook-celebrates-him-in-everyday-places/

Photographer Thurstan Redding was primarily working as a fashion photographer when he had two memorable encounters with cosplayers in the wild. For the first time, people dressed in costumes of popular culture characters appeared on his radar. Previously, he was aware of the practice, but he “never fully committed to it”. That changed as he worked on his three-year project cosplay kidswhich is now a book to be published by Volume in the winter of 2022.

cosplay kids has a different take on the hobby than we are used to. Typically, cosplay costumes are reserved for comic conventions, the places where many cosplayers get their start. But Redding decided to change the context in which we see these people. Their ingenuity is admired outside of convention centers and in the everyday world. Harley Quinn (from the Batman universe) is seen stepping out of a kitchen window while a group of C-3PO (from star wars franchise) pose on the side of the road next to an empty field.

The decision to photograph cosplayers in unassuming locations adds a weird layer to the work as we don’t expect to see people dressed in full costume in everyday life. It also works as a way to pay homage to amazing costumes. Redding selected the cosplayers because of their amazing outfits and wanted the effort they put into their costumes to match the sets he put them in. The results tell a story while putting cosplay front and center.

cosplay kids is now available for pre-order on the Volume website. We had the pleasure of speaking with Redding about his project, including what he thinks we can learn from cosplayers. Scroll down to read his exclusive interview with My Modern Met.

In his series cosplay kidsphotographer Thurstan Redding captures portraits of cosplayers in everyday situations.

Cosplay photography by Thurstan ReddingWhen did you start getting interested in cosplay?

I first became interested in cosplay after meeting a cosplayer in Los Angeles while on a mission there, then again on DLR [train] in London – until then I was aware of cosplay but had never fully committed to it.

How did you cosplay kids become?

I always knew I wanted to work on a book, ever since I started photography. I also knew that I wasn’t particularly interested in working on a retrospective of my previous work, as I really wanted to use the opportunity to work on a book to do something very focused and community-specific. I found the idea of ​​doing something that almost looked like a sociological study very appealing.

When I started getting more into cosplay, it really became an obsession, to the point where I felt very comfortable putting a huge amount of time and effort into it, which is very important when starting a book because the time commitment is enormous.

Cosplay photography by Thurstan ReddingCosplay photography by Thurstan ReddingWhat kind of research and preparation went into the book?

Once I was on the subject, I began a process of visual research into the look I wanted for the project, as well as extensive historical and sociological research into the meaning and origins of cosplay. There was also a long casting process, and all the cosplayers had to be shot in specific locations, which is why it ended up taking three years.

What interests you, in general, in cosplay?

I think the effort the cosplayers put into their costumes was initially what I found so interesting – coming from a fashion background, it was amazing to see such attention to detail in the clothing existed outside of the fashion industry. The approach cosplayers had to their costumes was also interesting: unlike something that’s disposable, costumes are constantly being improved and changed over time, and continually improved. I also loved seeing how characters so famous and so familiar to so many people were interpreted in completely new ways.

Cosplay photography by Thurstan ReddingCosplay photography by Thurstan ReddingThe choice of setting – placing the cosplayers in everyday locations – is different from the countless images taken while they’re at conventions. What inspired this choice?

This mainly came from the fact that I was really interested in seeing cosplayers in the real world – this juxtaposition is something that I found so compelling but got completely lost when photographing cosplayers at conventions. I also felt that the cosplayers put so much effort into their costumes, and so you really had to put equal effort into choosing the locations. I originally wanted to film the whole project at a convention, but then realized that I really didn’t feel like it was doing the cosplayers justice. The suburb is also something I feel deeply attached to, as it’s how I grew up, so including it in the book made sense to me.

Cosplay photography by Thurstan ReddingCosplay photography by Thurstan ReddingWhat do you want readers to take away from cosplay kids? Is there a particular message that you hope it inspires?

It’s interesting because the main response was really a feeling of melancholy. I think cosplay really confronts all of us with the fact that just dressing up for entertainment really goes away as we get older. Sure, we still dress up for special occasions, but the feeling of escapism it gives isn’t the same – I think that’s what’s so touching about cosplay. It really is a pure form of escapism.

What can non-cosplayers learn from those who dress up?

That we’re never too old to keep having fun.

Cosplay photography by Thurstan ReddingCosplay photography by Thurstan ReddingAnd finally, what are you working on now? Something exciting you can tell us about?

There are a lot of new projects this year as I have been able to focus on my other work again since the book was finalized. However, I’m probably more excited about my second book! I don’t plan to really start for a while, but I have started the research process for this.

cosplay kids will be published later this year by Volume.

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My Modern Met has granted permission to feature photos by Thurstan Redding.

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Simon Sretenovic designs the tools for a genetically modified future https://lwlarsenphoto.com/simon-sretenovic-designs-the-tools-for-a-genetically-modified-future/ Tue, 03 May 2022 13:51:45 +0000 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/simon-sretenovic-designs-the-tools-for-a-genetically-modified-future/

For scientist Simon Sretenovic, seeing was the first step to believing.

As a child in Slovenia, Sretenovic remembers his elementary school class putting the water of a pond under the microscope to reveal the world hidden inside. He was deeply impressed with microscopy and how it could reveal things hidden in plain sight.

Now, as a doctoral student, he is pursuing research that he believes can help realize the future of agricultural biotechnology while simultaneously satisfying his own insatiable curiosity for biology.

Sretenovic’s childhood inspiration took him to high school where he continued to tinker with the microscope. Only this time he was looking at GFP – Green Fluorescent Protein – a natural protein extracted from jellyfish that glows green in the right light. This protein, a tool commonly used in many cellular and molecular biology studies, accelerated Sretenovic on the path to microscopy.

Sretenovic, a Rockey FFAR Fellow, then graduated in electron microscope where he studied the development of biofilms in microbes for his master’s degree. This work reaffirms his desire for what he describes as “organoleptic perception”.

“When you get a really good representative shot, it’s a great find,” he said. “Seeing is believing.”

Simon Sretenovic inspects activity in a petri dish. Photo: Dr Changtian Pan

This research also scratched his itch to know how the world around him worked. Growing up, he and his father, an electrical engineer, played Legos and built circuits together. He loved the feeling of knowing how the building blocks of the world came together and the mechanisms that drove their function.

As a speaker in Slovenia, Sretenovic continued to explore the realm of possibilities before him. It found its calling when CRISPR came on the scene in a big way in 2012.

“I thought it was good technology with huge potential for impact, he recalls.

Putting aside his earlier need for visual affirmation, Sretenovic took a huge leap of faith and immigrated to the United States to begin his doctorate. in Plant Molecular Genetics at the University of Maryland, College Park, Dr. Yiping Qi’s laboratory.

Here he explores his interests in CRISPR-mediated genome editing in plants. Classic CRISPR applications use Cas9 to induce double-strand breaks in DNA. However, Sretenovic wants to extend this set of tools to modify plant genomes in new ways.

He describes the opportunities for future tools as being able to “improve target range limiting, increase editing efficiency, so you have to filter out fewer plants and increase specificity.”

One of the tools his work is centered around is basic editors. Core editor applications use the classic CRISPR/Cas system to focus on a highly targeted region of the genome. However, instead of introducing mutations through double-strand breaks, base editing allows the conversion of one nucleotide to another. More often than not, basic editors make the transitions from C to T easier.

Sretenovic believes that good scientific tools are crucial for social progress.

“Plants that could be produced with these tools would be easier [than GMOs] to be developed commercially,” he noted, describing features such as elongated grain length in rice as potential targets achievable by basic editing.

Sretenovic believes the future of food will include genetically modified crops.

“At first it was traditional breeding, then mutagenesis breeding, then RNA interference and now it’s CRISPR technology,” he explained. “It’s a natural progression.”

Image: Simon Sretenovic examines rice plants in a research greenhouse. Photo: Dr Changtian Pan


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Mike Jackson’s thoughts after Burnley’s remarkable win at Watford https://lwlarsenphoto.com/mike-jacksons-thoughts-after-burnleys-remarkable-win-at-watford/ Sat, 30 Apr 2022 17:27:17 +0000 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/mike-jacksons-thoughts-after-burnleys-remarkable-win-at-watford/

The Clarets trailed at the interval thanks to an own goal from James Tarkowski after Juraj Kucka’s effort hit the bar and grabbed the centre-back, with Burnley struggling to get going in the first half .

But they passed and probed in the second, and when substitute Ashley Barnes’ head was hit on the bar by Ben Foster, it looked like it wasn’t Burnley’s day.

Two goals in the final seven minutes from Jack Cork and Josh Brownhill turned the tide and ratcheted up the pressure on Everton.

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And Jackson said, after collecting 10 of 12 points in charge of the interim: “It’s a great result for us, it was not our best performance.

“We didn’t start the game well enough and I think the group knew that and we had to start it again in the second half and they responded very well.

“The games are so emotionally charged right now that I don’t think you’re going to have silky-smooth football games, it’s about finding a way to win.

“We got that first goal, then the second goal, just chaos.

“But it’s this band and what they do. People criticize them for other things, but you can never criticize them for that spirit and that togetherness.”

You could feel the away fans sensing something was in the air when Cork equalized, and Brownhill scored the winner four minutes later.

Jackson added: “The game is starting to change, and with the situation they’re in, we had the momentum, so it was ‘let’s try to get the next one if we can’.

“The back four and the two central midfielders are good enough to stay around, so can we go for the next goal?”

Burnley struggled to score goals from central midfield, with Cork coming off the mark for the season, and Brownhill adding his second: “I think in the first half those two weren’t where they needed to be, but they responded and stepped up and took one goal apiece which is really good.

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An Index of Landscapes by Frederick Law Olmsted https://lwlarsenphoto.com/an-index-of-landscapes-by-frederick-law-olmsted/ Fri, 29 Apr 2022 20:51:27 +0000 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/an-index-of-landscapes-by-frederick-law-olmsted/

Photo: Clemens Kois, courtesy of the artist and Salon 94 Design © Gloria Kisch Estate, courtesy of NYRA, Cazottes Clement/EyeEm/Getty Images, courtesy of LEGO

Every two weeks, I will collect and share the objects, the designers, the news and the events to know.

Photo: Brian Bumby/Getty Images

It was Frederick Law Olmsted 200th anniversary Wednesday. The conservative, journalist, and grandfather of American landscape architecture gave the country some of its most beloved public spaces. For Olmsted, a public park represented the belief that everyone should have access to fresh air, nature and recreation. He has spent his life greening cities across the country, a job that his son and protected suite. While spaces like Central Park, Prospect Park and the Emerald Necklace in Boston are some of his best-known projects, there are dozens more to discover. In honor of its bicentenary, the Cultural Landscape Foundation has set up a online guide and interactive map of 320 Olmsted projects in the United States. It is a satisfying and invaluable collection.

Photo: Courtesy of NYRA

After 9/11, the redevelopment of the World Trade Center was supposed to become the symbol of a stronger and better New York, but above all it became a bastion of luxury shopping and an obligatory stopover for tourists. Looking at the last unbuilt site, the architecture collective Citygroup and community group Coalition for a 100% affordable 5WTC called for ideas on what a tower made up entirely of affordable housing might look like. They invited the architects to insert their own design into a rendering that KPF made for its own skyscraper on the site. “This project is not final, we want to mobilize the architects and show a completely different program”, specifies Violette de la Selle, founding member of Citygroup.

The results are here, published in the New York Architecture Reviewof the current issue and on view in Citygroup’s project space in Chinatown. Ideas include a modular design with a work-to-own financing model that would allow the people who built the tower to live there, and a communal high-rise with shared apartments and vegetable gardens on every fourth floor. A couple of designers proposed to turn the site, which was bought with taxpayers’ money, into a public green space. These are heart-pounding provocations, given that the city can’t seem to stop building offices despite a 20% vacancy rate, while apartment rents rise and only one of 593 affordable housing lottery applications is accepted. “Our request is not to implement any of these designs; it’s to say that these 40 designs prove that there is a desire for new ways of thinking, says Todd Fine, member of the Affordable 5WTC coalition. The designers will present their concepts at a public forum at the Clemente Center on May 7 at 6 p.m. The exhibition is open until June 10.

Photo: Clemens Kois; Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94 Design © Gloria Kisch Estate.

The late sculptor Gloria Kisch chose working metal for its mystical qualities and sought to create “a symbiosis between primitive and futuristic form” in its jewel-like bells and chairs that could look like anthropomorphic or totemic. Towards the end of her life, she began making huge flower sculptures – some were four feet wide – which had to be mounted on a wall. For Kisch, the ephemeral of flowers was a metaphor for life; his sculptures were an attempt to render their full immortality. Many of these works are exhibited at “Gloria Kisch: As Above, So Is Below” at the Salon 94 gallery at 1 Freeman Alley until June.

Clockwise from left: Photo: Courtesy of LEGOPhoto: Courtesy of LEGOPhoto: Courtesy of LEGO

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Speaking of flowers, Lego has just introduced two new kits for its Botanical collection of building block sets – and these are the most difficult: orchids and delicious. They are beautiful and you know exactly when to water them: never.

Photo: Cazottes Clément EyeEm/Getty Images

It had a lofty run, but after 50 years the Nakagin Capsule Tower – architect Kisho Kurokawa’s Metabolist modular micro-apartment building – is currently being dismantled. Tokyo Tower rose as a symbol of modernity and resilience amid the wreckage of Japan during World War II. “I belong to the fourth generation, whose origin point is the defeat and destruction of war,” Kurokawa wrote in a 1977 manifesto. He and his cohort called themselves “metabolists” because they believed that buildings should be designed as organisms capable of growing and evolving. Unfortunately, this never happened to Nakagin Tower, as the capsules deteriorated and were never replaced, with many units remaining empty in its later years. I came across the Instagram account @Nakagin_Capsule_Tower, which offers a rich archive of its history: images of individual apartmentsthe dinners that took place there, editorial photo shoots, press and book covers, as well as details about “single battle“every capsule has rain and leaks. The tower has been extensively documented over the years, but this feels like a much more intimate scrapbook of the building’s private and public life.

Photo: Courtesy of Bungalow

the Westbeth Artists Colony – located in the former Bell Labs complex on West and Bethune streets – was established in 1970 to provide affordable housing and studios for practicing artists. It is one of the most successful housing experiments in the city, despite disputes among residents, some illegal conversions, and severe damage from Hurricane Sandy that left it short of money. Rents are still low, waiting lists are extremely long, and no one ever leaves. (As a result, it became a natural retirement community.) But she remains faithful to her mission: to support artists. In the complex’s ground floor gallery, Westbeth hosts Bungalow, a traveling curatorial project, which has installed a design exhibition featuring works by contemporary artists and former Westbeth residents. Among the stars, a collection of furniture from the Egyptian studio Don Tanani in collaboration with Lina Alorabi. For the show, they created an extra-long version of their Ouroboros bench, a blue-tinted carved oak piece reminiscent of the ancient symbol of a serpent eating its tail, representing the cycle of life. Until May 27.

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Editorial: Villanueva’s attempt to intimidate a Times reporter is a gas attack on the press https://lwlarsenphoto.com/editorial-villanuevas-attempt-to-intimidate-a-times-reporter-is-a-gas-attack-on-the-press/ Wed, 27 Apr 2022 20:46:16 +0000 https://lwlarsenphoto.com/editorial-villanuevas-attempt-to-intimidate-a-times-reporter-is-a-gas-attack-on-the-press/

Sheriff Alex Villanueva even outdid himself during a Tuesday press conference when he said he had launched a criminal investigation targeting Los Angeles Times reporter Alene Tchekmedyian, who consistently reported on the LA County Law Enforcement Agency’s unstable and erratic sheriff’s leadership . After being heavily criticized by 1st Amendment supporters, the sheriff hours later denied saying such a thingdespite his earlier recorded and widely reported statements to the contrary.

The apparent reason for the criminal investigation is the alleged leak of footage showing the sheriff’s deputy kneeling on the head of a handcuffed inmate for three minutes inside a holding cell at the San Fernando courthouse on March 10, 2021. The Times reported allegations that Villanueva knew about the incident but covered it up to avoid bad publicity.

During the press conference, Villanueva displayed the photo of the journalist alongside photos of the retired Cmdr. Eli Vera, who is running against him in the June 7 election, and Inspector General Max Huntsman, with arrows leading to Chekmedyian. The sheriff suggested they may have had a hand in leaking the video to Chekmedyian, who wrote the story, but produced no evidence to support those claims.

Criminally investigating a journalist for doing her job is a shocking assault on constitutionally protected press freedoms and aligns Villanueva with a number of tin dictators and power-hungry officials who abuse their power to exercise retaliation against journalists for critical coverage. To claim that there is such an investigation and then to deny it is the act of a coward who seeks to intimidate his detractors without having to back up his words. It’s standard operating procedure for a demagogue, as with Villanueva’s ridiculous statement earlier this month that he has two sources to support his baseless claim that Huntsman is a Holocaust denier. The sheriff, of course, will not reveal these sources.

During the press conference, Villanueva expounded – inaccurately, of course – on the law governing journalists and their duties. If stolen material is given to a journalist, he said: “I’m pretty sure it’s a huge complex area of ​​law, and freedom of the press and all that, though, when it comes to material. stolen, at some point you actually become part of the story.”

Bad. The 1st Amendment protects a journalist’s right to receive and publish information about matters of public interest such as excessive use of force and alleged attempts at a cover-up. This remains true even if the material was passed to the journalist by someone who obtained it illegally.

Asked repeatedly whether Chekmedyian was being investigated, the sheriff gestured to the three photos and said “all parties to the act are being investigated.”

Tellingly, Villanueva’s rant then devolved into a flood of umbrage, old grievances and personal complaints against her former superiors in the Sheriff’s Department, the Times, Huntsman, her election opponents, the Civilian Oversight Commission, the LA County Board of Supervisors and anyone else believed to be going after him in “concert and coordination.”

He recited the circumstances of his reprimand for a 2016 incident in which, as a lieutenant, he broke policy by transporting a person who had been stunned by a Taser to jail instead of a hospital.

He complained that the inspector general treats allegations of misconduct differently now than he did under the former sheriff.

He went after the county lawyers because they are hired by the board of supervisors and not by him.

He repeated a bizarre claim that the Times had deliberately timed several critical articles, including the story of the kneeling incident, to run at his March 26 re-election campaign launch rally – presumably to spoil the festivities.

And so on, in a continuous recitation of pettiness.

It would be nothing short of pathetic if it weren’t for the enormous power that Villanueva wields, not only to patrol the streets and run the prisons, but also to investigate real and imagined crimes. His department is already investigating Huntsman, a former member of his team and member of the oversight committee. He leads a secret investigation unit that apparently focuses on his political enemies and critics.

Los Angeles County voters chose this sheriff in 2018 in part because they were enticed into supporting a supposedly liberal Democrat over the incumbent Republican. He has now swung far and wide towards appealing to voters who might somehow believe he is the answer to the crime and homelessness that has grown under his watch. But regardless of changing politics or ideology, the constant is Villanueva’s paranoia and abuse of authority. It is a stain on self-government – ​​a stain that voters have the power to erase.

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