Here we see a dark journey through the cities that make up the American Rust Belt. After being oversaturated with photographs of a dying Detroit, this book is a refreshing and totally unique look at a well-documented part of the country.
In this beautifully designed self-published book is a breathtaking series of images. While this is Sewell's story, these photographs resonate with my basic love of discovery and exploration within a specific landscape.
Here is a fantastic example of an unconventional approach to book making. Kruithof's cut-and-paste design on this over-sized newsprint format seems simple at first. But her intimate collaboration with psychiatric patients and thoughtful approach are anything but that.
Antone Dolezal is a New Mexico based photographer and writer. He is a member of the media collective Finite Foto and his writing has appeared in photo-eye Magazine and Fraction Magazine. For more on Antone, please visit his site at www.antonedolezal.com.