City people, urbanites, metro sapiens – Whatever you call them, they are everywhere to be found: happy, sad, working or at leisure. Loving, celebrating, buying and selling. We recognize them in the mirror too, as they include both you and me.
Photographers of the Urbanica documentary street photography collective sketch the contours of a universal urbanity, capturing moments and human encounters that are embedded in urban environments.
I chose to display a few frames from a scene I witnessed in a pedestrian mall in Vienna. A diverse group of people, differing in skin color, social status and dress, rush by me, one step closer to completing their “urban mission.”