Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is one of the world’s largest cities, more than 25 millions inhabitants which produces a lot of wastes. Until today an ad-lib urban plan did not menage the situation, living the city flooding in the trash. No chance. Luckily, Cairo has the Zabbaleen.
The London’s Photographers Gallery on Ramillies Street is currently hosting Burtynsky: OIL, an exhibition by the Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky. His travels across the world, witnessed by his photographs, aim to bring out the role of oil on all our lives, revealing the rarely seen mechanics of extraction, refinement and transportation.
Zed Nelson is a British photographer, and the exhibition A tale of two cities is focused not only in one city, London, but also in a precise area of London, Hackney. Under the same postcode, two different cities seem to cohabit… and the “revolutionary” atmosphere is not that unfamiliar in these streets.