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Brian Ulrich: Ghosts of Shopping Past
by Brian Fichtner
on 11 December 2009
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In a timely if sobering reminder of the ever changing retail landscape around us, The Morning News recently posted "The Ghosts of Shopping Past," an online gallery of photographs by Chicago-based lensman Brian Ulrich, whose Copia project we covered in 2008. A collection of exterior and interior retail wastelands, the images starkly implicate our collective failure to not only repurpose the abandoned spaces but to participate in (and sometimes challenge) their construction in the first place.

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Be sure to check out the full slideshow and read the accompanying interview by Nozlee Samadzadeh on the Morning News.

via Core77 via Boing Boing

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