Philippe Velez McIntyre , is a freelance photographer and social entrepreneur. Born in Paris, he grew up in Colombia and the United States. In the beginning of the eighties he moved back to Europe, first in Madrid and then in Paris. Since the early nineties he lives and works in Amsterdam.
In his work McIntyre combines an esthetical and ethical perspective while crossing artistic, social and political disciplines. He has been especially active in fields where nature and culture meet, like ecological architecture, sustainable food and agriculture, and urban city planning. Other fields of interest are public health and social wellbeing. His approach is at the same time educational and spiritual.
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All Publications, photographs, books and objects on website are available via Boekie Woekie Books by Artists, Amsterdam, except when otherwise mentioned.
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“The Veneto regional council, which is located on Venice’s Grand Canal, was flooded for the first time in its history on Tuesday night — just after it rejected measures to combat climate change.”
“So here I am, gone from post-structuralist anarchist to ballot-box monitor”
The quote comes from “How to Lose a Country: “The 7 Steps from “Democracy to Dictatorship”, the compelling and instructive book by the Turkish writer Ece Temelkuran which forecasted a year ago where the Brexit crisis was heading. Her work should be prescribed reading for anybody seeking to understand and resist the global trend she describes.
Excerpt from “ Boris Jonhson’s Slo-Motion Coup Eerily Recalls the Rise of Erdogan”
Patrick Cockburn in Counterpunch 03-09-19