max serradifalco forms flags of different nations from satellite photography max serradifalco forms flags of different nations from satellite photography
apr 05, 2016

max serradifalco forms flags of different nations from satellite photography

max serradifalco forms flags of different nations from satellite photography
(above) italian flag — satellite photography: qatar, antarctica, namibia
all images courtesy of max serradifalco

 

 

 

italian photographer max serradifalco is a virtual traveler — observing, documenting, and collecting satellite imagery sourced from earth’s natural landscapes. for his recent series ‘all colors of the world’, serradifalco uses topographic imagery to make photographic collages. using his own satellite photos, serradifalco has composed a collection of world flags made up of natural landscapes from different parts of the globe. for example — the colors of the italian flag are comprised of satellite photography from qatar, antarctica, namibia; the belgian flag uses images from iceland, syria, and australia; the japanese flag is made up of landscapes from antartica and australia. serradifalco forms the flags from images of different countries because, he says, ‘the earth belongs to all species living in it’.

 

let’s imagine a world where people belong to the earth, without taking into consideration the country they were born,’ serradifalco considers, ‘a world where we are all brothers that share in the diversity, joy, color and energy of life.’

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belgian flag — satellite photography: iceland, syria, australia

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UK flag — satellite photography: oceania, greenland, tanzania

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USA flag — satellite photography: bolivia, chad, mediterranean sea

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japanese flag — satellite photography: antartica, australia

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brazilian flag — satellite photography: indonesia, saudi arabia, oceania, greenland

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syrian flag — satellite photography: australia, greenland, french polynesia, iceland

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french flag — satellite photography: pacific ocean, kazakhistan, kenya

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south african flag — satellite photography: hawaii, australia, russia, japan, iraq, oceania

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swiss flag – satellite photography: australia, antarctica

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german flag — satellite photography: italy, algeria, libya

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finland flag — satellite photography: greenland, oceania

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peace flag — satellite photography: atlantic ocean, french polynesia, papua new guinea, brazil, turkmenistan, sudan, tanzania

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