Abandoned America

ISBN: 9781908211422

Author: Matthew Christopher    Publisher: Carpet Bombing Culture

Following on from his bestselling title Abandoned America:The Age of Consequences Matthew Christopher brings Abandoned America: Dismantling The Dream. If the creation of a structure represents the values and ideals of a time, so too does its subsequent abandonment and eventual destruction. In "Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream", internationally acclaimed photographer Matthew Christopher continues his tour of the quiet catastrophes dotting American cities, examining the losses and failures that led these ruins to become forsaken by communities that once celebrated them. From the heartbreaking story of a state school that would become home to one of the country's worst cases of fatal neglect and abuse to the shattered remains of what was once the largest mall in the United States, "Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream" asks what leads us to leave places behind and what the consequences are of doing so. Exploring the remnants of two gorgeous theaters fighting for survival, the country's largest privately owned zoo, a a beachfront community left for dead when its bridge burned, a massive crumbling asylum, a derelict ocean liner larger than the Titanic, and more.


Pages: 228

Dimensions: 254 x 254 mm

Publication Date: 20-09-2016

Availability Date: 15-12-2016

Tags: September 2016   Arts & Photography

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