Lost America

American dreams and disasters, war-birds and airliners, once hopeful started, then crashed down or lost in senseless wars: strolling through airplane graveyards you can make your brain training reflecting U.S. iconography, politics, attitudes, break downs or up coming new adventures – a perfect surreal trip, not only an aesthetic “wow”, also food for social scientists …
Joshua says GO!
title: “Joshua says GO!” photo by Troy Paiva, AKA “Lost America”: He “…has been creating light painted night photography in abandoned locations and junkyards since 1989. His documentarian, yet surrealist–sometimes playful, sometimes haunting work examines the evolution and eventual abandonment of the communities, infrastructure and social iconography…” read more at http://lostamerica.com/bio/
Jet Skulls
related:
http://lostamerica.com/photo-items/the-mojave-airport-boneyard/
http://lostamerica.com/photo-items/aviation-warehouse/
http://lostamerica.com/galleries-2/
http://lostamerica.com/books/
http://lostamerica.com/blog-2/
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safe return:
Safe Return
click on the pictures to enter the flickr galleries of Troy Paiva, AKA “Lost America”

 

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writer, photographer, guitarist

4 responses to “Lost America

  1. Superb aircraft photos – I always thought it was a shame that all those plane graveyards lay empty – imagine if they were turned into housing, how cool would that be…

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  2. Stunning and surreal! Hope to get here one day . . .

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