Echoes of Forgotten Places: Urban Exploration, Industrial Archaeology and The Aesthetics of Decay
On the fringes of every city lie the relics of our industrial past. Swept aside to make way for condos and shopping malls or left to decay in silence: these huge structures stand as a testament to the accomplishments of the industrial age. For many people around the world, these places hold a special fascination. Urban Explorers and industrial Archaeologists seek to preserve and explore the unseen and forgotten. Echoes of Forgotten Places is a unique journey into locations rarely seen by the public. Visit decaying factories, decommissioned power stations, storm drains and many other mysterious places. Stunning imagery and a haunting music score from Robin Guthrie of Cocteau Twins and treated piano by Leesa Beales captures the moods and atmospheres of these strange, empty and decaying environments. Echoes of Forgotten Places brings the past alive, illuminates the present, and points a cautionary way towards the future.