The Arts of Recognition

Abenójar, like many farming communities in the Spanish Province of Castilla-La Mancha, inhabits the past while also embracing the present. Its serpentine streets are lined with rows of uniform structures; the majority of homes were built or refurbished in the 1970s and 1980s. The architectural aesthetic feels recent and contemporary, not quaint and historic. Only […]

Oradour-sur-Glane: Remembering Terror

A Visual Essay. Text and photos by Álvaro Minguito Palomares Oradour-sur-Glane is a symbol of the misfortunes of the Nation. It is important to preserve this memory, so that a similar tragedy never repeats itself. —Charles de Gaulle speech in Oradour-sur-Glane, March 1945 On June 10, 1944, only four days after Allied troops disembarked in […]