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Etymology

The word “photography” was created from the Greek roots φωτός (phōtos), genitive of φῶς (phōs), “light” and γραφή (graphé) “representation by means of lines” or “drawing”, together meaning “drawing with light”. Several people may have coined the same new term from these roots independently. Hercules Florence, a French painter and inventor living in Campinas, Brazil, used the French form of the word, photographie, in private notes which a Brazilian historian believes were written in 1834.  Johann von Maedler, a Berlin astronomer, is…

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Book of thoughts

Because beauty consits of it’s own passing, just as we reach for it. It’s the ephemeral configuration of things in the moment, when you can see both their movement and their death. Muriel Barbery, “The Elegance of the Hedgehog”       Francesco Venezia – Etruscans – Exhibition – photo by Fulvio Orsenigo I remember this lesson of architecture as if it were yesterday, it was 2003, first year of faculty, I knew already from the first days I took a…

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