Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin
from the series People in Trouble
150 x 190 cm
The dot gesture is humorously Baldessari-esque, but then the image is obviously the site of chaos. The dot was probably an editor’s move to signify a photographer’s best images on the contact sheets. Somehow it becomes a huge planet or sun in the sky of the milk-exploded world below. Eerie. Check out more of the People in Trouble project here.
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The Hindenburg Disaster. The German zeppelin Hindenburg flies over Manhattan on May 6, 1937. A few hours later, the ship burst into flames in an attempt to land at Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 35 people aboard, plus one ground crew member. Of the 97 passengers and crew members on board, 62 managed to survive.