26. May 2008

Decaying Mental Institutions – Fotos by Jeremy Harris

Jeremy Harris - American Asylums

Decaying buildings make almost always fascinating photos. American photographer Jeremy Harris documented several especially depressing urban ruins. In his series "American Asylums", he shows photos of former mental institutions.

I have rarely seen such beautifully crumbled rooms. The color is peeling in large patterns from the walls. Debris resides in rooms and corridors. Every now and then there are sad artefacts of the former life – wheelchairs, cekks, crutches, stuff that looks like blood samples…

» Jeremy Harris – American Asylums

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(This article is also available in German)

Topics: photographyurban decay

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