1 PHOTO(GRAPHER): OLIVO BARBIERI
BY HUGO OLIVEIRA
HO: Where and when was this photo taken?
OB: It was shot in Houston, state of Texas (USA), in the Summer of 2012.
HO: What were the conditions there?
OB: It was very hot and sunny and there was no wind.
HO: How did this opportunity come up?
OB: I went to Houston to shot it because it is part of my project “site specific_” about the form the contemporary city.
HO: Are there any particular technical aspects about the photo that you want to point out?
OB: Well, I was shooting from an helicopter, 500 feet above ground.
HO: Why did you select this image?
OB: I selected this image because I found it was interesting to question how and why urban planners or architects and developers decided it was right and necessary to put a kind of Aztec temple on top of a sky scrapper.
Olivo Barbieri is an artist and photographer.
The image and interview are part of the editorial project “1 Photo(grapher)”.