Arts & Culture / Melbourne

Kickstarter Project Retakes Melbourne through “Re-photography”

Left: Melbourne’s Russell Street in the 1950s. Right: The same location in 2013.

For the past two years, Melbourne, Australia has topped the list of the world’s most livable cities thanks to its eclectic street art, rich culture and roots as the birthplace of Australian film and football. The Kickstarter project Retake Melbourne aims to unite the city’s …

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Architecture / London

A Tourist’s View of London in 1926 – in Full Color [VIDEO]

Around the time that technicolor features were first introduced to theaters, British film pioneer Clause Friese-Greene was experimenting with video travelogues using the color process that his father, a noted cinematographer, was experimenting with. Vimeo recently published Friese-Greene’s gorgeous video of London, filmed in 1926 for his cross-country travelogue The Open Road

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