“…In the coverage of the global economic crisis, sometimes all the zeros on the figures of corporate bonuses, bailouts, profits and slumps only frustrate and dumbfound.
Christian Kryl‘s Top of the World, shot in the Swiss resort village of St. Moritz, bypasses the unmanageable numbers and depicts those zeros in the furs, the luxury cars and the private helicopters of the international jet-set.
Switzerland is well-known for its well-heeled upper-class and its well-insulated banking sector providing tax shelters for the global elite.
Kryl, who describes the experience of St. Moritz as “being in a James Bond movie,” -
- is fascinated by displays of affluence…”
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