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Global Landscape Project - Berliners Needed!
Posted October 11th, 2011 - 3:34 pm by from Petaluma, United States (Permalink)
Hello Berlin,

My name is Flynn O'Brien. I am an artist living and working in New Orleans. I am starting a project where I will be working with people from around the world to create images of the landscapes that surround them. I've been to Berlin twice, and each visit had a great time. Berlin is such a beautiful city with so much to offer. I hope that it can be represented in my project.

Basically, to participate, you will go out and take one photograph of a landscape and then send it to me using a fileshare website that I have set up. I'll send that photograph back to you with a grid laid out on top of it and then you'll go back to where you took that photograph and, using the photograph with the grid, will take many more photographs based on points that are plotted on the photograph that was sent back to you. In all, participation in the project will take about four hours of your time over the span of two days. The days that you work are your choice as long as they fit within the directions of the process. I have laid out the steps in a manual. Here is a direct link to it:


Although the process may look overwhelming, it won't take more than 4 HOURS to complete in total. ONLY 4 HOURS :) and once you get started, it isn't as confusing as it may seem. I promise.

I will also mail you a print of the landscape once it is completed!

In 2008, I joined Couchsurfing to meet interesting people while I traveled across Europe. I started a series photographic maps based on walks that I took with people that I met along the way and was able to meet many kind and interesting people. I hope that this project will be as successful.

Here is a direct link to what the final work could look like:

If you are interested, send me a message or reply to the post.

Flynn O'Brien