Corporate Wasteland: The Landscape and Memory of Deindustrialization

Between the Lines, 8 dec. 2010 - 176 pagina's

Deindustrialization is not simply an economic process; it is also a social and cultural phenomenon. The rusting detritus of our industrial past-the wrecked halls of factories, abandoned machinery too large to remove, and now-useless infrastructures-has for decades been a part of the North American landscape. Through a unique blend of oral history, photographs, and interpretive essays, Corporate Wasteland†investigates this fascinating terrain and the phenomenon of its loss and rediscovery.


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Urban Exploration and the Aesthetics of Deindustrialization
CHAPTER5 Gabriels Detroit
CHAPTER6Deindustrial Fragments

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†David W. Lewis is recognized internationally as one of the last surviving masters of the pigment-control process of bromoil and transfer. His photographs have been exhibited internationally and published in numerous books and magazines including Photo Techniques, View Camera, Camera Canada, Photo Life and more. He is the recipient of the prestigious Kodak Gallery Award.

Steven High is the author of Industrial Sunset: The Making of North America’s Rustbelt, winner of the John Porter Memorial Book Prize and the Albert B. Corey Prize.

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