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Detroit (Michigan Theater) Photograph © Sean Hemmerle
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Toledo (Lackawanna) Photograph © Sean Hemmerle
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Troy (abandoned) Photograph © Sean Hemmerle
Rust Belt

147 Roebling St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
February 15th, 2013 - March 10th, 2013
Opening: February 15th, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.frontroom.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
williamsburg/greenpoint
EMAIL:  
Daniel@frontroom.org
PHONE:  
718-782-2556
OPEN HOURS:  
Fri-Sun 1-6 and by apppointment
TAGS:  
photography

DESCRIPTION

In Sean Hemmerle’s poignant photographs of theatres, banks, factories, and dilapidated houses in the “Rust Belt” the architecture becomes symbolic of societal issues that have been ignored for decades. Hemmerle’s stunning photos create a visual language—the texture of flaking paint, broken windows and the shiny reflections in pools of frozen water inside of vast industrial buildings— that instills in us a feeling of loneliness felt for these neighborhoods that have all but been forgotten. Through March 10th