What if city blocks could be extracted, isolated, stripped of all but their essential form, and lined up like soldiers for inspection? Would we know Paris or Berlin by the sum of their parts?
French artist Armelle Caron has satisfied this curiosity in “Tout bien rangé,” an assembly of what Caron calls “graphic anagrams” of well-known cities. The series, whose title translates roughly as “All in order,” is composed of digital images of cities printed on canvas — cities whole and cities disassembled, catalogs of parts for some Borgesian Ikea project.
Read more. [Images: Armelle Caron]
This week, as kids and adults head back to schools around the globe, we’ve joined the collective teaching moment with a series of “How To” videos, a sort of FADER school taught by some talented artists and friends. Today, FADER photo editor Geordie Wood demonstrates how to shoot a great portrait.