Nature and culture remain the major challenges of the city today. The urban body is experimenting with new adventures. It sneaks between colors, advertising, showcases, prints. It is conditioned through globalisation and becomes more object than human. I will call it a « wax doll » !
Author: Hakim Boulouiz is a Professional Photographer and an Expert in Urban aesthetics with a multidisciplinary training. After receiving a diploma in Architecture, a diploma in Filmmaking, a Master's degree in Territory Planning, he completed a PhD at the University of Geneva analyzing the mutual inspiration between urban modernity and the art of short film. Hakim considers street photography as a visual recycling. Like a sculptor manufacturing several forms from scrap metal or a designer working to give waste new life in a new use. Hakim has won several international photography awards. He is active in street photography around the world. He currently lives and works in Switzerland.