Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward.
Leonardo Da Vinci

Photo credits by Sara Hobbs | Escapism | chromogenic print | 48" x 60"
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    THE MONTGOLFIER BROTHERS

    Joseph Michele and Jacques Étienne Montgolfier were two French inventors who lived on the cusp of the 1700s and 1800s. Fathers of the hot air balloon (known as mongolfiera in Italian). The hot air balloon, as rudimentary as it may seem to us now, was a giant step in human history. For the first time, […]

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  • MARILYN AND THE AEROPLANES

    How much do we really know about Marilyn Monroe? Who was Norma Jeane Mortenson Baker? How many of us know that her modelling and acting career related to aeroplanes? Platinum blonde hair. Angelic features. A profile able to turn the heads of sportsmen, intellectuals and United States presidents. A muse, an icon, an unsolved mystery. […]

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  • AirDolomiti_deicing

    LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW, LET IT SNOW!

    Heavy snowfall has its charms. Flying over the Dolomites, we wouldn’t expect anything else. But sometimes, heavy snowfall brings with it gridlock, temporary bus and train cancellations, issues in towns and cities and for those who have upcoming travel plans. So… How do aeroplanes behave when it snows? Let’s start with the assumption that aeroplanes […]

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    IN-FLIGHT COMICS OR FLIGHT IN COMICS?

    Cinema, music, painting and literature. Flight has always been a topic of interest across all art forms due to the appeal of going beyond the physical limits of humankind, the possibility of exploring unknown worlds and the sheer complexity of machines that challenge gravity, just like superheroes. For the same reasons, flying, in all its […]

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  • AirDolomiti_prima_del_GPS

    BEFORE GPS

    How many objects do we take for granted every day? The mobile phone that allows us to contact children, friends and relatives at any time, the internet that allows us to buy flights at just the click of a few buttons, the credit cards (now contactless) that get faster and more reliable. The cloud, home […]

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