April 2007: Authenticity

 

Editorial

Plotki has been on a year-long authentic voyage and whats to share it with you…

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Is there authentic eastern europe (aee)?

Is there authentic culture in aee? Are we even asking the right questions?

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Streetread

The project “Streetread” was inspired by an excursion to Budapest, which had as a goal to introduce us to the city’s rich cultural heritage. The excursion had a concrete goal as well, every participant had to take pictures of street signage – from advertising billboards, through professional typographic compositions to anything that contains an announcement 

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Authentic heritage

An exotic investigation, an identity quest that intrigued me, a search, a  harmless discovery…

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Where is the wall?

Tourists might get lost in Berlin on their search for the authentic site of the former Berlin wall. But instead of the concrete walls of the old border they will find wasteland. Only a few places in reunited Berlin still serve as reminders of the wall…

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Welcome home

How would you feel about your neighbourhood being transformed into a luxurious residential area? An essay about the changing face of Prague…

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“Authenticity”

Faking authenticity was a common place during communism …

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Why he didn’t become a Prima Ballerina

He’s got the whole world in his cup, he’s got the whole world in his cup…

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Authentic Puzzle

East meets West and past meets present in the centre of Sofia. An authentic diversity …

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Authenticity of an isolated place

A photographic essay on a romanian village, that seems to be forgotten by everybody else apart from the people living there.

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Endless journey

It is a way of defining the core of each person, while taking in account the creation of a ‘special’ identity apart from the norms and values within a society which ‘common’ people take for granted. The uniqueness of an individuals’ personality that tries to externalize itself from the outside world is not necessarily uniformity.

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Seven Deadly Sins

It has long been believed that there are seven sins from which all others grow. They are not anonymous or universal; each of them has a different face, dynamic and it’s own autonomous personality…

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skin level studies on authenticity

A photographical inquiry and some thoughts searching for authenticity on author’s skin level.

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