15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
City Houses

This piece was done to make a point about the blight that surrounds the city. I used a section of Tyree Guyton’s Heidelberg project in the front bottom. I also wanted the piece to be a little Heidleberg’esque in the composition. He started his project in 1986 as a political protest. He said upon returning from the army it looked as if a bomb went off that was in 1986. Sadly, very little has changed in that area, and in many areas that surround the city.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 04.2017
Photo Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5300
Copyright: © Cal Navin