Shot to Death: The Fate of Abandoned Places in the Hands of Artists

  • Nezaket Tekin Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey

Abstract

This essay discusses the use of abandoned places by photographers. I review this subject from a perspective of remembering and forgetting. Giving examples of artists, especially photographer’s works whose subjects are abandoned places in Izmir and Detroit, I interpret photographs of abandoned places in the context of hauntology and ghost-metaphors.

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Published
2015-08-01
How to Cite
TEKIN, Nezaket. Shot to Death: The Fate of Abandoned Places in the Hands of Artists. Култура/Culture, [S.l.], n. 9, p. 133-140, aug. 2015. ISSN 1857-7725. Available at: <http://journals.cultcenter.net/index.php/culture/article/view/140>. Date accessed: 06 july 2020.
Section
English Articles

Keywords

Abandoned places, photography, Izmir, Detroit, hauntology, ghost