Cyrille Weiner – Brasilia

September 20, 2010

© Cyrille Weiner

© Cyrille Weiner

© Cyrille Weiner

Images from French photographer Cyrille Weiner’s series on Brasilia. I remember going to Brasilia in 2001 and being struck by how vibrant it was. I was expecting a failed utopia, a dead-planned city. Instead I found it booming with all kinds of new construction going up everywhere. Of course, the new construction; shopping malls, apartment towers, favela expansions, makes Brasilia more like any other Brazilian city and less the unique place that Lucio Costa imagined. [via Shooting Wide Open]

One Response to “Cyrille Weiner – Brasilia”

  1. […] been featuring some interesting work from South America on his blog recently, notably Felipe Russo, Cyrille Weiner, Marcos Lopez, and Pietro […]

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