- Aaron Asis
- Permission to Post Image Granted by Arcade Journal
The reason why I'm fascinated by decaying and abandoned spaces is because they are free from capital. In them, we wonderfully feel the absence of the market's grip. They have no value, no interest, no investments. Some ruins are so massive that capital can't even remove them. They are too expensive to demolish. There are a lot buildings of this kind in Detroit, the subject of a new documentary, Detropia, by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (it opens today at the NWFF); buildings that are radically negative to capital. We float through these spaces.