Julien Lanoo's photography is a documentation of the built environment. He looks at the architectural world with a deep understanding of its historical and social layers as well as the visible and intangible connections between nature, light and materiality.
The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.
A recent flight turned out to be a surprising experience in many ways, not the least of which was that I traveled 3,651 miles in less than nine hours while watching movies, eating, napping and generally enjoying myself.