[Along the Ohio Creating the North American Landscape] EBOOK
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collar towns along the Ohio While taking these photographs Borowiec says he came towns along the Ohio While taking these photographs Borowiec says he came realize that the region's story was central to America's evolution from colonial wilderness to industrial superpowerAlo.
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0s It shows how depressed the area is compared to so many others The downfall of the industries along the river have molded these communities into what they are today.
many others The downfall of the industries along the river have molded these communities into what they are today. Hs they capture an environment that has been transformed by its residents These residents initiallysuspicious of this man with a camera peering over fences soon responded to Borowiec's interest
residents initiallysuspicious of this man with a camera peering over fences soon responded to Borowiec's interest local legends and suggestions for places to photograph In the same way the photographer clearly rew to identify with his subjects a fact especially evident in a series of poignant and images taken during 1997 flood and its aftermathBorowiec observes in the introduction The social and economic condition of the Ohio River valley mirrors that of countless places in the United States where people are not as well off as they once were or as they would like to be His photographs constitute an original artistic statement about life in the postindustrial United States. O Valleys I appreciated this Many of the photos were of places that I am familiar with The black and white photos make it seem like these are visions from the 50s or Ng the Ohio illustrates the current condition of a region that was essential to the economic vitality of the United States Many factories once a source of prosperity lie idle Houses and banks stand boarded up and rusting machinery litters the river's edge But Borowiec's camera finds a resilient strength even among deteriorating homes carefully mowed lawns or freshly painted fences are Signs That Residents Still Strive that residents still strive pride and the American Dream despite their less than ideal circumstancesTo take his photographs Borowiec preferred to
less than ideal circumstancesTo take his photographs Borowiec preferred to along back alleys in the belief that the rear of a house tells about its residents than they might reveal in their front yard Although there are few pictures with people in them
are few pictures with people in them human presence is evident in all of these photograp. ,