Sunday, November 25, 2012

Oliver Weber - Social Life at Beach

Oliver Weber's new and evolving series Social Life at Beach is a wonderful documentary about the touristic life on the Canary Islands of Spain. Every year hundreds of thousands of tourists, mostly from Germany, England and meanwhile also from Russia, take over the Canary Islands and turn them into the perfect object for observation on "social life at the beach" 

La Gomera based photographer Oliver Weber made this subject the theme for his newest series.

The result are captivating photographs that show this bizarre, surreal, sometimes melancholic and always fascinating world of tourism with all its side effects and cliches. 

Oliver Weber's Social Life at Beach will be exhibited as large scale prints in March 2013 at Galerie Lichtkreuzung in Munich, Germany.

More of Oliver Weber's work can be found on his website.  

All images below are from the series Social Life at Beach by Oliver Weber

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