Thursday, July 9, 2015

“A tree grows in Brooklyn, a rose grows in Spanish Harlem...



“A tree grows in Brooklyn, a rose grows in Spanish Harlem — and a developer follows with seven-figure condos. Are there any forces in New York more eternally indestructible than nature and #gentrification? @miskamagic became fascinated with this cycle of destruction and rebirth after moving near the #Gowanus Canal in 2008, two years before it was named a Superfund site. @miskamagic approached the neighborhood as a naturalist. “There’s no real wilderness anymore,” he said. “I’m interested in the idea that everywhere we are, it’s some hybrid of nature and the man-made. What’s the meaning of wilderness in this new context?” His photos are showing at @bklynlibrary until September 25. He calls this one “Tree Shadow.”” By nytimes on Instagram.



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