The night, a cold wintry one in New York. The air is biting and raw on Riverside Drive when we get back at 2:00 AM. No doorman on duty. The last shift ended at 11:00. We are stranded on the stoop.
I often tend to offer a series of well-developed arguments, touting Parisian pride and snobbishness. Not as to justify either, but rather to turn in as a trait of an elegantly written character.
After fifteen-year-old, gold-medal-favourite Kamila Valieva tested positive for a banned substance in December, this darker side of the Russian coaching team slowly started to surface.
Despite my enduring exposure to this art form, however, I never actually had captured any on film. My previous experimentation had been limited to street photography, nature coverage and portraits shoots.
When in Accra, I would ask what Tamale was like, and the only response I ever received was: “It’s terribly hot there.” Most Ghanians, from the south, had actually never set foot in the north.
In 1984, Berlin was a city divided, a city still rebuilding from the war. The democratic West existed as a landlocked island within communist East Germany. It was in fact two cities, two worlds, two lives.
Prague has always been a special place. At the end of World War II, when the Allies' bombs destroyed Dresden, the west decided to save Prague. The city thus survived and remained architecturally intact.
The Legon Campus is full of these massive and exacting concrete blocks, monstrous rectangular buildings that seem to dominate space and nature. Straight, uniform, and impersonal lines reign.