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Beauty in Ruins – Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre
August 7, 2009, 10:55 am
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As Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre explain it …

Ruins are the visible symbols and landmarks of our societies
and their changes, small pieces of history in suspension.

The state of ruin is essentially a temporary situation that happens at
some point, the volatile result of change of era and the fall of empires.
This fragility, the time elapsed but even so running fast, lead us to watch them one very last time :
being dismayed, or admire, making us wondering about the permanence of things.

Photography appeared to us as a modest way
to keep a little bit of this ephemeral state.

Urban archeology & modern ruins photography.

Portfolio of Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre

Ruins of Detroit - Theatre

Ruins of Detroit - Theatre 2

Ruins of Detroit - Theatre 3

Ruins of Detroit - building

Ruins of Detroit - building 2

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4 Comments

What is the name of the theater in the first photo. Amazing shots.

Comment by Dan Fowler

Its the Atrium, Farwell Building under the section the Ruins of Detriot on the website – an amazing set of pictures – you might also like Abandoned Ireland for some amazing ruins

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