Godzilla in Alphaville

Godzilla in Alphaville


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Another of Giles Hugo’s found surfaces, this urban wall, patinated with the posters of the city, has reminded him of monster movies and dystopic campy narratives of worlds end through our own hands. Glorious reds, peeled back to reveal last month’s popcorn entertainment.

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Working in newspapers there and in Swaziland taught him a range of photographic skills —shooting, developing and printing a photo in under 45 minutes, or less, and tackling any subject from portraits to beauty pageants, soccer, motor sport, boxing, ghetto jazz and rock musicians, and street life. Most of that was black and white work, with an occasional roll of slide film for special projects and artistic exploration. He upgraded through 35mm SLRs to Leica rangefinders and various lenses. He still enjoys using older lenses, mostly Leica and Canon, to explore subjects and qualities of light.


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