Meet the Leica Meet: Paul Borg Olivier, My Valletta |
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This interview is part of a series in which Olaf Willoughby talks with Leica Meet members about their photographic projects, their stories, goals and learnings along the way. This month’s interview tells the story of Paul Borg Olivier. From Mayor of Valletta to telling the story of his city, from a IIIc to an M9-P all in one year — it makes for fascinating reading. Q: To start can you give me an overview of your project? What is its title and main theme? A: I was born and bred in Valletta, Malta’s Capital, a world heritage site declared by UNESCO and the European Cultural Capital for 2018. I served the city as its Mayor for ten years, a time that engaged me into the plaited link between the city, its people and its port. I stepped back into a political sabbatical to capture the texture of the city through its social and political dynamics. This is what led me to the theme of my ongoing project, „My Valletta: A City, its People and its Port“. Q: And how […]