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Arnau Blanch‘s series Everybody Needs Good Neighbours is a look at his home town, Vilobi d Onyar.

With only 3000 inhabitants, Vilobi d Onyar is defined its periphery. Large infrastructure projects such as the Costa Brava Airport, L’Eix Transversal, Mediterráneo Highway and the AVE train line surround the settlement. Townsfolk, seemingly, fall in line and fall in between the cracks; everyone living in temporary and interstitial space.

“Vilobi d Onyar’s ‘No man’s land’ condition turns it into a dismembered territory. Tunnels, retaining walls, bridges and fences form a landscape that has influenced inhabitants’ adaptation to the environment,” writes Blanch.

Good stuff.

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