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Furthering our discussion of the unofficial record of the modern cityscape, we move out past the borders of our own fair Dunedin and out into the wider world.  For your viewing pleasure, a few photographs of the unofficial city in the European context.

Brussels, Belgium. Original 35mm photograph ©2002 by Eric Repphun.

Brussels, Belgium. Original 35mm photograph ©2002 by Eric Repphun.

This is a personal favourite.  Though this may betray my neo-Romantic tendencies, there is something immensely comforting to see these two shadow people take time for something as unnecessary as a kiss amidst the rubbish of contemporary living.

Lugano, Switzerland. Original 35mm photograph ©2002 by Eric Repphun.

Lugano, Switzerland. Original 35mm photograph ©2002 by Eric Repphun.

Granada, Spain. Original 35mm photograph ©2002 by Eric Repphun.

Granada, Spain. Original 35mm photograph ©2002 by Eric Repphun.

London, UK.  Original 35mm photograph ©2002 by Eric Repphun.

London, UK. Original 35mm photograph ©2002 by Eric Repphun.

The fact that this last one was taken in sight of the National Gallery makes it all the more applicable, and all the more chilling.