dilapidating culture

billboard 2012

billboard 2012

billboards of the future are buildings of the past

cafe psyko

cafe psyko

the age of the greasy spoon and a conveyor belt of hungry workers has gone, but forgotton?

facade of culture

facade of culture

vibrancy of colour offsets nostalgia from reality

gateway of industry

gateway of industry

a door that once entered the industrial world liverpool built its name becomes a canvas of opportunism

wired

wired

a network of power lines keep the houses in the 21st century, in a final slice of irony they also light up the lanterns whose heritage predate our thirst for electricity but offer the signature for the nostalgia so many seek

hung out to dry

hung out to dry

traditional domestic life casts an eye over its future

three stripes, three sticks

three stripes, three sticks

a wall offers the first line of defense, the door a second, a lao han (old mans) traditions retreat into the shadows

plugged

plugged

a life of days gone by, an empty shell with merely a cable connecting it to the 21st century waiting to be filled filled with gimmicks for tourists