Photographer + Filmmaker Joseph DiGiovanna’s 30-Year Time-Lapse of NYC

Four years—and some four million photos—into a project of epic proportions, New Jersey-based photographer and filmmaker Joseph DiGiovanna aims to capture NYC’s skyline under transformation. To showcase developments along the way, DiGiovanna has set up an Instagram account, but the long-term goal is a website—with a scrolling timeline— that features the entirety of his capture. There are many technical challenges—most specifically maintaining and storing his …

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A call for climate change protest posters and NYC merchandise, and a great reason to watch porn

A New Database of Climate Change Protest Posters Creative events producer Glug plans to accrue the world’s largest database of climate change protest posters for a 20 September rally held in advance of the UN Climate Summit. The project, entitled Protest by Design, calls for submissions of A3-sized posters with varied messaging and imagery. You can contribute to the database by posting concepts with the …

Randy Hage’s Miniature NYC Facades

Randy Hage’s NYC storefront project began by documenting them—he took 450+ photos over 14 years across the city. The majority of these shops (unsurprisingly) have been torn down. But from his images, Hage painstakingly reproduces each on to scale. While some are well-known (like CBGB’s or the still-standing Katz’s Deli), many have long been forgotten and lost to gentrification. Hage’s incredibly detailed work keeps the …