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Hundreds of Tourist Photos Weaved into One
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Hundreds of Tourist Photos Weaved into One

Corinne Vionnet ci mostra i posti e le  attrazioni più famose del mondo, attraverso un punto di vista davvero originale. Dopo una lunga ricerca  infatti ha sovrapposto centinaia di foto reperite da internet, le classiche foto “da turista”. Il risultato è davvero unico. Il punto di vista di centinaia di persone condensato in un singolo scatto.

Ready to embark on an adventure? Let’s take a trip around the world. Got no cash? Strapped for time? No worries. On this vacation, you won’t be leaving your desk. Switzerland-based Corinne Vionnet is our guide to the world’s most famous landmarks, monuments millions have visited before. Her art is created not by acrylic, oil, or watercolor, each piece is made by combining hundreds of tourist photos into one. After conducting an online keyword search and sifting through photo sharing sites, this Swiss/French artist carefully layers 200 to 300 photos on top of one another until she gets her desired result.
Look closely and you’ll see dim shadows, vague silhouettes that aimlessly wander around. More than anything, these haunting figures make us think about our own fading memories and the inevitable passage of time. “Why do we always take the same picture, if not to interact with what already exists?,” Vionnet asks. “The photograph proves our presence. And to be true, the picture will be perfectly consistent with the pictures in our collective memory.”

Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China

Taj Mahal, India

Mecca, Saudi Arabia

La Alhambra, Granada

Kinderdijk, Holland

Stonehenge, England

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Acropolis of Athens, Greece

Chichen Itza, Mexico

Mount Fuji, Japan

World Trade Center, New York

Niagara Falls, New York

Coliseum in Rome, Italy

Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany

Eiffel Tower in Paris, France

Louvre Pyramid in Paris, France

Himeji Castle, Japan

Corinne Vionnet’s website

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