Paul Patrick Borhaug

Photographer + Writer
      
The Walls Have Eyes
Location: Oslo, Norway
Nationality: Norwegian
Biography: Paul Patrick Borhaug  is a photographer and writer from Norway, who primarily works on environmental, political and cultural issues. His images has been published by National Geographic, The New York Times, United Nations , Huffington Post,... read on
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The Walls Have Eyes
Credits: paul patrick borhaug
Date of Work: 05/04/10 - 09/10/10
Updated: 03/26/19
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The Walls Have Eyes

This project seeks to question the increasing use of surveillance technology (CCTV) in contemporary European city spaces. It is part of a larger body of work entitled "Deconstruction of the City Spaces", in which I aim to "dissect" certain features of the modern city, focusing especially on the increasing tendencies of surveillance and advertising, as well as human interaction. "Deconstruction" was originally a literary term coined by Jaques Derrida, which, in short, could be used to reveal inner contradictions in texts. I have here attempted to adapt this literary technique to the visual language, in order to facilitate critical reflection by the viewer as to what we want our city spaces to be like.

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Analoguesques

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Street (Colour)

By Paul Patrick Borhaug / mumbai, india
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Street/Fine Art

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Travel

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Portraits

By Paul Patrick Borhaug — Portraits Encounters with humanity around the world. (Click on image to view individually with captions)
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The kumhari of Dharavi

By Paul Patrick Borhaug — The Kumhari  (or Kumbhara , Kubhara , Kumar , Kumor , Kubar , Khubar ) is popularly known as a..
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Paradise Lost / The Guarani Kaiowà

By Paul Patrick Borhaug / Dourados, mato grosso do sul — Paradise Lost The name of the tribe Guarani-Kaiowá means ‘forest people’. The Brazilian state they live in,..
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The Witch Village

By Paul Patrick Borhaug — In rural parts of West Africa, witchcraft remains a firm belief. When unexpected deaths in the family or..
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Sabarimala Pilgrimage

By Paul Patrick Borhaug — With an estimated 45-50 million pilgrims arriving each year, the Sabarimala Pilgrimage is the largest..
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Pataxo Hahahe

By Paul Patrick Borhaug
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Khat in Ethiopia

By Paul Patrick Borhaug / HARAR, ETHIOPIA — The End of Ethiopia´s Green Gold? Khat, or catha edulis, is a flowering plant native to the Horn of Africa..
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The Secret of the Sahara: The Saharawi

By Paul Patrick Borhaug — (Arabic: صحراويون ‎ ṣaḥrāwīyūn; Berber:Iseḥrawiyen; Moroccan Arabic: صحراوة Ṣeḥrawa). In the barren desert..
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Feminist Wrestling in Bolivia

By Paul Patrick Borhaug — Every Sunday in El Alto, a suburb of La Paz, indigenous Aymara women dressed in bowler hats, braided hair,..
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Somaliland - An Unrecognised Success Story

By Paul Patrick Borhaug / somaliland — Following the brutal warfare of Siad Barré, Somaliland declared it independence from Somalia in 1991. Since..
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The Dirty Secret of the information Age - E-waste in Ghana

By Paul Patrick Borhaug / Accra, Ghana
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The Matsés

By Paul Patrick Borhaug / Javari, Peru — The Matsés are an indigenous people whose territories are divided by the Brazil-Peru border in the remote..
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The Violence of Silence

By Paul Patrick Borhaug — The Violence of Silence is a project that seeks to portray life in a forgotten or silenced conflict, where..
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