Exploring a seaside community in San Diego as alternative landscapes--viewing created spaces as one would wild, uninhabited spaces. This place has not changed much in fifty years.
Houses at the suburban-rural boundary of a large metropolitan region: Many of the houses–the clapboard houses–are remnants of the far-removed rural communities. None of these houses were built in the last fifty years, so their lots are small with big trees, and it is easy to capture their (often diverse) neighbors.
Abandon equipment in a Junkyard or near an abandon Copper Mine (both in the Keewanau peninsula of Michigan)
Two buildings at night under a street light from an old nursery in Geneva IL
We unwittingly create our own wildernesses--places of disorder--within civilization. Things that are no longer valued are abandoned in places of little value to create disorder.
Abandonment is a statement of failure of an object, a construction, a creation, to satisfy the needs of of the creator or the owner. Most failures are removed--often buried.
Images of the outside and inside spaces of various county fairs in Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois
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