Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Muslim Pilgrimage from Mina Tent City to Jamaarat Bridge

Photo by AFP Photo/Fayez Nureldine

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Mira Schendel’s void

I would say the line, often, just stimulates the void. I doubt the word stimulates is right… At any rate what matters in my work is the void, actively the void

Mira Schendel
on Monotypes, 1965


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Renato D’Agostin

18th Feb - 21st Mar at mc2 gallery, via Malaga, Milan

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Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland
Eruption in 2010 

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Tabriz, Iran
Bazaar, 1346

The Bazaar of Tabriz (Persian بازار تبریز, Bāzār-e Tabriz) is one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world.

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Diller & Scofidio
The Blur building, 2002
Swiss national expo, Yverdon-les-bains, Switzerland 

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Samarra, IraqAl-Mutawakkil Great Mosque, 851
The Great Mosque of Samarra was at one time the largest mosque in the world.

Samarra, Iraq
Al-Mutawakkil Great Mosque, 851

The Great Mosque of Samarra was at one time the largest mosque in the world.

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Mashhad, Iran

Mashhad, Iran’s second-largest city, is one of the three holy cities of the Shi’a. A circular complex houses the shrine of the eighth Imam.

Photo: Georg Gerster 
Highlights of Paradise Lost (22 September 1977),

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Ghadames, Libya

Tight clusters of traditional mud-brick-and-palm houses have stood for centuries in Ghadames, a pre-Roman oasis town in the Sahara. Rooftop walkways allowed women to move freely, concealed from men’s view.  

Photo: George Steinmetz

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Kamran Diba
Namaz Khaneh (Prayer Room), Laleh Park, 1997-78 Tehran.

"This is a sculptural environment, which consists of a small open-to-sky room for prayer and contemplation. The inner room is shielded by an outer shell, which protects it from alien intrusions (visual and street noise). The inner room is rotated within the outer shell to accomplish an axial orientation toward “ghebbleh", the direction Moslems should face when praying."

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Andrea Galvani
The Intelligence of Evil #3, 2007

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Dmitry Chechulin
Moskva Pool, Moscow, Russia, 1958-1995

built on the foundation of the abandoned Palace of Soviets
(now Cathedral of Christ the Saviour)

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Alfonso Eduardo Reidy
Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1953

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Adalberto Libera 
Villa Malaparte, Capri, Italy 1937

Photo: Francois Halard

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