Curated by Martin Lister
The entire collection of images tells a story. But when it is composed of 28,000 scenes taken in fourteen European countries over the course of more than fifty years, it multiplies the narrative possibilities. This is the starting point for Martin Lister’s text with the “wide-angle” story that Pedro Meyer tells in his “photos of travel” throughout Europe.
Without forgetting the classic tourist shots (attractions, restaurants, friends...), here the professional photographer sets himself apart; whether in Berlin after World War II, captured in 35-mm transparencies where we can still see “the characteristic, clear blue sky produced by Kodachrome,” or whether “in a globalized Europe driven by consumerism.