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Posted 12.03.12 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Dave Jordano & Aaron Rothman: Detroit, As Is



Swimmers on Belle Isle Beach, Detroit, 2010

After years of being heavily polluted due to industrial waste, Detroit has made steady progress in cleaning up the Detroit River to the point that it is safe again for fishing and swimming. Beavers, which have been absent for more than 50 years, have recently been spotted along the shoreline. Click image to enlarge.

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Detroit, As Is
On Places, a portfolio by the Detroit-born photographer Dave Jordano, drawn from his latest series, Detroit Unbroken Down; with an introduction by Aaron Rothman.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Aaron Rothman’s photographs, video and installation artwork explore perceptual experience of space in both natural and built environments.
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Dave Jordano is a Chicago-based photographer; he was born and raised in Detroit.
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