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The Meinen Butchery was a large scale butchery located in the midst of a residential area in Bern, only a stone’s throw away from one of Switzerlands largest hospitals.

The area has recently been demolished, making space for a modern residential project, thusly displacing the butchery into the periphery. Akin to the bunker-like architecture of yesteryear, the butchery has yet again assumed a different form of obscurity.

Peripherie is a work in progress, compromising of both photographic as well as written material.

There is Seeing
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A photographic diary.
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Yuma Greco
Friend and photographer Yuma Greco
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Amidst the strangeness of the ordinary.
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Architecture, Documentary

Pneuma (video)
For centuries, the enterprise of civilization sought to detach humankind from the wider system that is nature. The images of burning trees due to deforestation figures as one symbol of such a detachment, for it is not only the destruction of complex biospheres, but also of the foundation of life.

The world’s forests are a lifeline of all living things. They are themselves immersed in an intricate circle of inhalation and exhalation. Just as our lungs absorb carbon dioxide from the blood and infuse it with oxygen, green plants absorb carbon dioxide during photosynthesis and release oxygen into the atmosphere.

Pneuma is a meditation on the fundamental need for breathing. If humans were not breathing, they wouldn’t exist. If the planets lungs were not breathing, no living being would. Ideally displayed as an immersive video installation, the work invites the viewer to take part in a meditation on the forest and asks to contemplate on the interconnectedness of all life.

→ Access the video here
-> Airy En­coun­ters: Res­pi­ra­tory Phi­los­o­phy and Sound Arts

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