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Yearly Archives: 2007

A Crystal Sarcophagus

The, Museum of Natural Sciences in Tirana was built in the 1970s. It contains species ranging from animals, insects to reptiles and water creatures. Most of the rare species in this museum were brought from China since they do not exist in the Balkan environment. The youth, which is living in a computer era, does not seem very interested in this museum. They choose to entertain themselves otherwise. Aside from this lack of appreciation, the museum itself is going through its owns crisis of needing reconstruction. Also, the fate of the species that exist in it is unknown. Immortalized animal faces expect an unknown fate.


Film images from Istanbul. Beneath the unchanging skyline of her domes and minarets there is the continual bustle and movement of the crowd, the rumbling of vehicles along the ancient cobbled streets, the incessant coming and going and the cries of street sellers mingling with the sounds of shipping in the busy portbevblog044e