15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Scale, Hudson River Psychiatric Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

From "Broken Machines," which examines broken literal and figurative machines. These images were taken in abandoned psych. hospitals, themselves machines of dysfunction. The subjects stand as surrogates for patients who are also, often, locked away and forgotten in these buildings.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 05.2017
Photo Location: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3400
Copyright: © Christiaan Sabatelli