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MAS Context - Issue 15 - VISIBILITY By MAS Context
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This issue continues to make visible the invisible conditions present around us that inform the way we engage with the city. At the same time, we are bringing forgotten landscapes, hidden away... More > systems and lost environments back to the forefront of the discussion, all of them significant in our history and waiting to be reexamined. Contributions by Jim Abele, Lorenz Bürgi, Chris Carlsson, Andrew Clark, Annette Ferrara, Iker Gil, Carolina González Vives, Pedro Hernández, Zahra Jewanjee, Jon Johnstone, David Karle, Manuel Lima, Joanna Livieratos, Pablo Martínez, Mark McGinnis, Richard Mosse, OMNIBUS, Antonio Petrov, Stefanie Posavec, Salottobuono, Mar Santamaría, Ya’el Santopinto, and Jonathan Wong. Guest cover designer is Anthony Burrill.< Less
Black Moon Vol.1 By Alessandro Piras
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Futuristic architectures, smoky urban atmospheres, neon lights, images from one of the most sophisticated Asian metropolis. The photographer shows the portrait of a labyrinthine city, exotic and... More > mysterious which overnight shows its hidden sides through fascinating play of light and shadows. Each image is accompanied by a back noise, the sound of a metropolis that has temporary slowed his race, the padded sound of a development that seems unstoppable even in the darkness of the night. The fantastic contemporary architecture of Shanghai show the face of a constantly changing megalopolis. The Shanghai's night hide anxieties and hopes of a nation that is going through an important moment in its history. ---- Click the button besides for a low resolution preview. ---- More Info about the Photographer Alessandro Piras at www.pirasphoto.com< Less
Remapping High Wycombe: journeys beyond the western sector By John Rogers
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This book is the outcome of the Remapping High Wycombe project by Cathy and John Rogers. Urban planners, surveyors, architects, and developers had descended on the town of High Wycombe in England... More > producing studies, plans, axonometric diagrams for a new town centre redevelopment. A “mixed use retail-driven scheme” called ‘Eden’ would rise in an area once known as The Western Sector. The purpose of our project was to re-map and re-imagine the town before it changed forever. Our work would form a parallel scheme, a psychogeographical vision of the area. The book takes the form of several walks or 'dérives', purposeful drifts stalking moods, atmospheres, hidden histories and lost voices. Some of these journeys represent a personal topography of the area, others are reports of more public interventions. There is a DVD to accompany the book.< Less
Jan Matejko: 122 Paintings and Drawings By Maria Tsaneva
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Jan Matejko (1838 – 1893) was a Polish artist famous for paintings of remarkable historical Polish political and military events. His most famous works include oil on canvas paintings like... More > Battle of Grunwald, paintings of numerous other battles and court scenes, and a gallery of Polish kings. In addition to historical events Matejko made also several portraits. Altogether he authored 320 oil paintings and several thousands drawings and watercolors. Finally he painted a monumental polychrome in St. Mary's Basilica, Kraków (1889–1891). His most important paintings were hidden during World War II. After 1945 majority of his works was found and subject to restoration. His works, disseminated in thousands of reproductions, have made him one of the most famous painters in Poland, and became almost standard illustrations of many key events in Polish history.< Less
Tony Stewart Lyrics, Poems, & Short Stories By Tony Stewart
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This is a rare collection of Song lyrics, Poems and Short Stories by Tony Stewart, author of Dillinger, The Hidden Truth - Reloaded. Stewart has appeared on The Dillinger Conspiracy on Discovery... More > Channel, and Crime Wave - 18 months of Mayhem on History Channel, and has participated in programs It Happened Here, The Real Untouchable Series and the recent movie Public Enemies with Johnny Depp. These are writings from the heart, mind, and soul of life's experiences. As a naive teenager, Stewart has friends that nearly overdosed on drugs, while attending the California Jam rock concert that accommodated over 300,000 people. Many of Stewart's closest friends from the L.A. days were not so fortunate and have died prematurely from unnatural causes. In 1976, he was nearly killed by serial killer Patrick Wayne Kearney, also known as the Trash Bag Murderer. In 1978, Stewart was shot “Point blank” in the stomach with a .22 caliber Derringer, but survived to write this book.< Less
Only Footprints By Hugh Neems
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Throughout five hundred years of English history no member of the Neems family has achieved fame or notoriety. Mostly farmers, they lived largely hidden lives in small villages near to market towns... More > such as Faversham, Tetbury or Brentford. Their work was 'down to earth'. Alice, named in her father's will of 1572, received three sheep. Rebecca, widowed mother of Tim Neems, a musketeer in Cromwell's Army, struggled to keep her small leasehold following the Restoration of 1660. Joseph, trader in farm produce, and later a publican of 'go ahead' Brentford Market in mid 18th century London, these are some of the characters appearing in these pages. Wedded to the land, the people we meet in 'Only Footprints' portray a distinctive English character.< Less
Naples, Italy, Europe By Rosario Florio
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Naples founded by the Greeks in seventh century B.C. has been never destroyed and inhabitated continously for almost three thousand years. The beauty of its landscape,the vestiges of its past and its... More > works of art enchanted poets like Goethe. Here was composed the song "O sole mio" famous all over the world. Naples was a magnificent capital, a city of rich and dvanced in the arts, science and economy. After twenty seven century of history, these beauty and greatness now there are no more. They left place in a shabby modernity and decadence. Naples is now just a big city like many others: impoverished by the decline of its economy and crashed by overpopulation. Here and there seeds remain hidden shreds of the ancient lost beauty that is fading. This is Naples as its appears today between the current hell and the ancient lost paradise.< Less
Jan Matejko: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Jan Matejko (1838 – 1893) was a Polish artist famous for paintings of remarkable historical Polish political and military events. His most famous works include oil on canvas paintings like... More > Battle of Grunwald, paintings of numerous other battles and court scenes, and a gallery of Polish kings. In addition to historical events Matejko made also several portraits. Altogether he authored 320 oil paintings and several thousands drawings and watercolours. Finally he painted a monumental polychrome in St. Mary's Basilica, Kraków (1889–1891). His most important paintings were hidden during World War II. After 1945 majority of his works was found and subject to restoration. His works, disseminated in thousands of reproductions, have made him one of the most famous painters in Poland, and became almost standard illustrations of many key events in Polish history.< Less
Handbook for the Amateur Cryptozoologist By Brian D. Parsons
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The “Handbook for the Amateur Cryptozoologist” explores the history and mystery behind some of the most elusive creatures found - and some that are still hidden. The handbook provides a... More > well-balanced look at many concepts necessary to conduct proper client-based investigations. Cryptozoology has been shadowed under the umbrella of pseudoscience due to a myriad of problems. This book takes a skeptical, yet balanced, stance to help the newcomer or seasoned veteran gain solid footing into using a more scientific approach to the field. It will also arm you with the basic abilities necessary to become a successful researcher and field investigator in the field of cryptozoology. It explores the use of technology in the field as well as the methodologies behind investigations and expeditions that go beyond the television style of thrill-seeking. This handbook will be your basic guide to becoming a responsible and rational investigator in a field wrought with hoaxes and misinterpretations.< Less
The Book of Enoch - New American Translation By Christopher Coutant
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Experience the ultimate lost Christian scripture! Taken out of the Jewish Canon by the Sanhedrin just after Jesus' time because if the incredibly accurate prophesies for Jesus. The Pharisees feared... More > that the people would read the text and discover how closely Jesus matched the Messiah described by the prophet Enoch, they made every effort to bury this lost book. It is still part of the Coptic churches canon, an ancient church started by the apostle John. The first paragraph of this lost book is quoted already in the Christian scriptures, in the book of Jude. Also Peter makes references to the book in his letter. This is everything you could want from a lost book and more. Learn about the hidden history of the Earth, sin, and God's relationship to mankind. Don't miss out!< Less

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