Since I began taking photographs, abandoned buildings and over-looked spaces as subjects have always been a point of interest. With these subjects, I attempt to capture the emptiness of these forlorn structures. This emptiness then showcases elements and aesthetics of urban decay that most people would miss or never get to see.
With the onset of the recession, I was given a chance to add a relevance to these spaces. I began taking photographs of the General Motors Assembly Plant in Doraville, Georgia in September of 2009. At the plant, I attempted to capture the emptiness and of this massive, 165-acre structure. The silence of the once bustling plant is overwhelming. Electricity is limited, and the lots are barren of cars, but not of vegetation breaking through the asphalt. In this project, I also attempted to showcase the irony of keeping this substantial, unused urban landscape under lock and key.