Issue #4

Issue #4

I realize that the word genius is frequently overused in today’s highly inventive world, but in this case it is entirely apropos. And honestly, if you ever met Jim Widmann, you’d quickly ascertain he is a very humble guy who would probably blush to hear himself described this way. But the WASP machine he invented is assuredly ingenious, to...

Malta has been manufacturing phenomenal fireworks for centuries, and regularly uses their astonishing shells in various celebrations throughout the year. Currently, there are over thirty-five fireworks factories located within this small island archipelago in the middle of the Mediterranean—all of which are dedicated year-round to the art of pyrotechnics. Although most firework factory workers do this job on a...

Written and photographed by Tobias Brevé and Robin Harteveld Our Italian/Sicilian road trip this year actually began in Cannes, Vive la France. We were fortunate enough to get to go the coast of France again to watch Festival d'ArtPyrotechnique de Cannes for the third time. Despite the fact the show was presented on the FrenchCôte d'Azur(the French Rivera), it had...

Every time we assist to a Fireworks show, the sky turns into colours, sounds flow through the air and the scent of powder fulfils the area. Behind those moments when we enjoy the art of fire there are many hours of work, and also there are companies involved that are necessary to see this colourful explosion in the sky...

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