French Editon (French and English)
Succes story or megalomania? The rapid transformation of Dubai from a
regional trade post in the sixties to the ultramodern metropolis of
today, fascinates both supporters and critics. During his trips to the
Gulf photographer Nick Hannes focused on the role of the entertainment
industry in urban dynamics. This result, ‘Garden of Delight’, showcases
Dubai as the ultimate playground of globalization and capitalism, and
raises questions about authenticity and sustainability.