Noritaka Minami's city of broken dreams

Art May 15, 2018

Noritaka Minami's city of broken dreams

by John L. Tran

Noritaka Minami's aerial photographs of the failed urban project of California City in the Mojave Desert are quietly devastating. Purposefully using high-ISO film that shows grain even at low enlargement, his images of a planned city — mostly a network of uninhabited roads — ...