Before: Detroit Lighting Deconstruction

In 2014 Detroit, MI began a project that would eventually make them largest municipality in the United States with all LED street lights. Prior to this new construction, Detroit was plighted by darkness for decades as scrappers ripped the aluminum straight out of the poles.  I had the privilege of documenting the "Before" aspect of this project for the city and as part of the project I photographed the many faces of scrapping seen throughout the city and processed them as platinum prints. 

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