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Obscura Magazine

Vol 15: Spring 2014 + Blackbird Vol 03

Obscura Vol 15 / Spring 2014

Smell. See. Touch. Hear. Taste.

Starting this year, Obscura is heading towards a brand new direction – cultivating the art of daily life. This Spring 2014 edition is all about observing everyday surroundings through the exploration of our five senses. Highlighted stories include: “The Art of Remembering” – understanding the connection between scent and memory, an interview with Maison Martin Margiela; “Documenting the Ordinary” – noticing beauty in everyday life, a photo essay by Isabelle Bertolini; “It Is the World that Made You Small” – seeking inspiration from mundane objects, an interview with the award-winning, multidisciplinary artist Brock Davis; “The Sound of Poetry” – visualizing what we hear, an interview with the world-renowned sound designer Frederic Sanchez; “Embracing Breakfast” – starting a day in the best of moods, recommended recipes by Ron Lam.

Cover Photograph by Takashi Homma

Print Details: 152 pages, perfect bound, full-color. Printed in Hong Kong.

Blackbird Vol 03 / Spring 2014

War Machine

Welcome to the ever evolving Blackbird Journal. In our third edition, we reveal the origins of the iconic Beetle; a simple affordable vehicle through wartime conversion to modern cult status. Pivoting from the battlefield to the racetrack, we present impressionistic images of modern Formula One by new racing photo-ace, Jamey Price. We travel to Savannah, Georgia to visit restoration maestro Andy Greene, whose 40-year experiences with returning Ferrari’s to their former glory provide the background for a story of a life combining art and commerce, especially well-lived. We then spring forward to note the arrivals of two very different, and very technically provocative conveyances; BMW’s cutting edge Green statement, the i3 and one of the most desirable and established modern classics, the Porsche 911 Turbo S.

Cover Photograph by Kimio Ng

Print Details: 148 pages, perfect bound, full-color. Printed in Hong Kong.

*The two magazines will be sold together as a set.

$138 HKD

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