Modern Ruins: Photographic Essays. They tell an unspoken history via object, architecture and landscape, an archaeology of our culture revealing artifacts and fragments of a past that is distant and foreign. Ruins are places that warehouse the memories of a rapidly changing culture, they contain the forgotten pieces of the past like a time capsule. Their myriad stories are told in the cryptic language of crumbling architecture, old machinery, unexpected objects and personal details. I found the “Boatyard” series particularly haunting.