Manhattan is an island. Everyone knows this yet it is this peculiar condition that makes New York what it is. There is no room to grow out, only up, intensifying everything: crowded, dirty, filled with the aspirations and detritus of humanity and with an unceasing background roar. There is no real quiet. It is an urban organism unlike any other, with more neuroses immediately on view than anywhere else. This is probably why it is such a good place for Street Photography: It may slow, but it never stops.
This video is a collection of Bram’s Significant Gestures series, what he call’s “extraordinary moments of ordinary life”, and features tons of candids of locals, tourists and inanimate objects perfectly composed in an ordinary, yet completely unique and fascinating way.