Urbanautica
Institute / Journal

INSTITUTE

With ten years experience we are an international publisher working within the field of visual anthropology and cultural landscapes.

We create partnerships & networks by promoting what we are excited about in order to make an impact that is real.

We are famous for our Journal which has enhanced worldwide a critical thinking about photography.

​Our team collaborates around the world since 2010 with museums and cultural institutions on exhibitions and education activities.

JOURNAL

Urbanautica is an independent journal about visual anthropology and cultural landscapes that came from humble beginnings, and has now a spread in 4 continents and thousands of followers.

Representing our peers: we create partnerships & networks by promoting what we are excited about in order to make an impact that is real. Fueled by the passion of our visionary leader Steve Bisson, who began this project in 2009, Urbanautica has only grown via word of mouth & a common love for what we do! Through these years the team of Urbanautica has enhanced a critical thinking about photography while collaborating with institutions around the world through exhibitions, books, reviews, workshops, lectures.

Lars Mortensen
Urbanautica
Institute / Journal

INSTITUTE

With ten years experience we are an international publisher working within the field of visual anthropology and cultural landscapes.

We create partnerships & networks by promoting what we are excited about in order to make an impact that is real.

We are famous for our Journal which has enhanced worldwide a critical thinking about photography.

​Our team collaborates around the world since 2010 with museums and cultural institutions on exhibitions and education activities.

JOURNAL

Urbanautica is an independent journal about visual anthropology and cultural landscapes that came from humble beginnings, and has now a spread in 4 continents and thousands of followers.

Representing our peers: we create partnerships & networks by promoting what we are excited about in order to make an impact that is real. Fueled by the passion of our visionary leader Steve Bisson, who began this project in 2009, Urbanautica has only grown via word of mouth & a common love for what we do! Through these years the team of Urbanautica has enhanced a critical thinking about photography while collaborating with institutions around the world through exhibitions, books, reviews, workshops, lectures.

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