“I want to meet people, understand a place, make connections, and produce work that has meaning and effect.”
Over the last decade, photographer David Schalliol has been diligently documenting the demolition and reconstruction of the city’s public housing. Selections from the series are now on display as part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial.
A good time of the year for photography.
The Reader‘s fourth annual photo issue
Local photographer David Schalliol is a part of HIGHRISE, a Canadian “Internet documentary” about life in public highrise projects throughout the world.
* Megan Cottrell’s outstanding Chicago Now blog One Story Up has a good interview with David Schalliol, aka metroblossom, aka one of my favorite local photographers. His Isolated Buildings Studies series is incredibly beautiful, quite simply one of my favorite photographic projects ever. * In a post entitled “Civic Nihilism: This is your Olympics,” Lynn […]
The late Leon Despres at a funeral for a grocery store.
You Shoot: Transition/Rail and Tower by David Schalliol