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OVERGROWTH Michael Itkoff


These are photographs of a landscape under siege - meditations on the mesh of human society and nature that exist woven together. Within the overlooked pockets of greenery there is life, and hope, that the tide of concrete and steel is high. A city or suburb allowed to lie fallow for twenty years would soon be swallowed by bushes and wildflowers poking up from gaps in the pavement...


Under Triborough Bridge, Manhattan, New York, November 2005 New Construction on Lake Wallenpaupak, Pennsylvania, December, 2005 Fire Hydrant, John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2005 Harris Nuclear Plant, New Hill, North Carolina, January 2006 Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, New York, March 2006 Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas, September 2005 Ken Earnak, Lake Wallenpaupak, Pennsylvania, September 2005 Facing southwest, Fort Washington Park, New York, June 2006 (scan 33 dyptich) Picnic area, Lake Wallenpaupak, Pennsylvania, July 2006 (scan 36) Tom Sawyer, Lacawac Sanctuary, Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania January 2006 Abandoned factories, South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2005 Electric Lines, Rhodes Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2005 Pumping station, West Ham, London, April 2006 Creek Behind My Old House, Newtown, Pennsylvania, December 2005 Amtrak tracks, Fort Washington Park, New York, June 2006 (scan 32)

All photographs Š2006 Michael Itkoff


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VERGROWTH Michael Itkoff Within the overlooked pockets of greenery there is life, and hope, that the tide of concrete and steel is high. A c...

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