World Press Photo 2019 Winners Announced

Roxaanne | April 24, 2019 | 0

The largest photojournalism competition, The World Press Photo 2019, unveiled the winners of the 62nd edition, as seen on HYPEBEAST FR. Chaired by Whitney C. Johnson (Deputy Director of Photography for National Geographic magazine ), the jury had received more than “78,801 photos from 4,738 photographers from 129 different countries” according to GEO magazine. On…

The world’s greatest city, according to 4 urban…

Roxaanne | April 18, 2019 | 0

By vanesa castán broto and greg keefe and james p warren and kaeren van vliet9 minute ReadMaputo, MozambiqueVanesa Castán Broto, University of Sheffield[Photo: Rohan Reddy/Unsplash]Maputo revealed to me how contemporary cities go beyond that absurd dichotomy of the “formal” and “informal” city. In Maputo, city managers talk of the separation between a “city of concrete”–the…

The world’s greatest city, according to 4 urban…

Roxaanne | April 10, 2019 | 0

By vanesa castán broto and greg keefe and james p warren and kaeren van vliet9 minute ReadMaputo, MozambiqueVanesa Castán Broto, University of Sheffield[Photo: Rohan Reddy/Unsplash]Maputo revealed to me how contemporary cities go beyond that absurd dichotomy of the “formal” and “informal” city. In Maputo, city managers talk of the separation between a “city of concrete”–the…

24 years ago today, the world came disturbingly…

Roxaanne | February 17, 2019 | 0

Today, January 25, 2019, marks the 24th anniversary of the time that I (and many millions of others) came closest in my lifetime to getting nuked to death. That day, a group of American and Norwegian researchers launched a Black Brant XII sounding rocket from the Arctic Circle island of Andøya in an effort to…