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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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Photo Series Compares Modern-Day Flooding in Paris to Great Flood of 1910

Photo Series Compares Modern-Day Flooding in Paris to Great Flood of 1910 | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

More than 100 years ago, the Seine River rose a record breaking 8.6 m above usual levels, causing the catastrophe known as the 1910 Great Flood of Paris. Over the past week, as the picturesque streets of the French capital city began to submerge once again, artist Julien Knez was struck by the similar atmosphere of fear and awe brought on by water slowly creeping up over the river’s embankments. This time around, though water levels peaked at 6.07m, Knez images demonstrate the striking similarities between eras as the landmarks of Paris are transformed by river swell, back in 1910 and now in 2016.

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Imagining Flood : Miti Ruangkritya

Imagining Flood : Miti Ruangkritya | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Imagining Flood is a photographic study concerning the recent floods that have taken place in Bangkok. The collection of photos aims to capture the foreboding and surreal nature of the event by presenting the flood in a dreamlike and otherworldly manner.

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Germany Pool Photo: Flood Waters Engulf Magdeburg Garden In Surreal Image

Germany Pool Photo: Flood Waters Engulf Magdeburg Garden In Surreal Image | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

As Germany and a large portion of Central Europe deal with devastating floods, photographer Thomas Peter captured this surreal image of a garden and intact swimming pool, inundated by dirty flood waters:

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