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toward the oblivion of eternity
08th February 2015 - 0 comments
In: Blog
Our reaction to ruins bears a strong tie to our processing of loss and grief, and how we turn to memories to cope with them.


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The Variety Theatre: An After the Final Curtain Photography Workshop
03rd February 2015 - 0 comments
Abandoned America partners with Matt Lambros of After the Final Curtain to offer a workshop at the Variety Theatre in Cleveland, OH!


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On Planned/Unplanned Obsolescence
27th January 2015 - 0 comments
In: Blog
From the moment you create something, it marches towards becoming obsolete, with or without your help.


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New Abandoned America Book for Sale
08th December 2014 - 0 comments
In: News
My new book, Abandoned America: The Age of Consequences is available on Amazon and many other online booksellers across the globe.


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Mount Moriah Cemetery Night Photography Workshop
01st November 2014 - 1 comment
Abandoned America and the Friends of Mount Moriah are partnering to present a night photography workshop at the sprawling Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia.


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The Horrible Truth: An Abandoned America Blog
31st October 2014 - 5 comments
In: Blog
It may be the season where we comfort ourselves with made up haunted house stories, but the truth is a lot more frightening.


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Helen Day Art Center Exhibition 10/24/14 - 11/23/14
20th October 2014 - 0 comments
My work is on display at the Helen Day Art Center in Stowe, VT from October 24, 2014 - November 23, 2014. If you're in the area, go check it out!


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An End to the Era of Lies: An Abandoned America Blog
19th October 2014 - 4 comments
In: Blog
It was all about creating a myth so we wouldn't have to face the truth.


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Abandoned America September Updates
30th September 2014 - 2 comments
In: News
News on the upcoming book and website updates galore!


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August 2014 Updates
15th August 2014 - 3 comments
In: News


So much has been going on in August and July. So much!
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An Erasure of Sorts: An Abandoned America Blog
22nd February 2014 - 1 comment
In: Blog
Sitting up there in the dark amidst the shadows of familiar things now twisted and blackened, with lazy ashes swirling in the last fleeting rays of sunshine, I knew I was where I belonged.


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Demolition by Neglect: An Abandoned America Blog
14th February 2014 - 0 comments
In: Blog
How do you destroy a building you probably shouldn't be allowed to? It's a process called demolition by neglect. An Abandoned America blog by Matthew Christopher.


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A Requiem for St. Bonaventure
13th February 2014 - 1 comment
In: Blog
The destruction of a true work of art is never something to revel in. The erasure of a beautiful cathedral like Philadelphia's St. Bonaventure is a tragedy for all, and an enormous hole torn both literally and figuratively in the community around it. An Abandoned America blog by Matthew Christopher


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May 2014 Media Roundup
01st May 2013 - 0 comments
In: Press
Loads of recent articles and posts on my work - here's where you can find them all!
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'the age of consequences' at the Gallery at Lebanon Picture Frame & Fine Art Gallery
27th March 2013 - 0 comments

Free reception for The Age of Consequences at the Lebanon Picture Frame and Fine Art Gallery!
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Carve Out a Little Piece of My Heart: An Abandoned America Blog
22nd March 2013 - 0 comments
In: Blog
With every place lost, you lose a part of yourself.


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A Violation of the Contract: An Abandoned America Blog
19th February 2013 - 2 comments
In: Blog
Abandoned sites are more than just places to photograph or ways of getting away from the rules of society. Often they are the physical manifestation of something that has gone horribly wrong.


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The Work I Was Born to Do: An Abandoned America Blog
06th February 2013 - 3 comments
In: Blog
Does the photography of ruins exploit its subjects? It's a frequent criticism of the genre of work, and one that I disagree strongly with. Here's why.


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The Neatest Line You Can Draw: An Abandoned America Blog Post
17th January 2013 - 0 comments
In: Blog
The illusion of safety is all a matter of what side of the fence you're on.


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If Words Could Change Our Nature: An Abandoned America Blog
07th January 2013 - 1 comment
In: Blog
One can endlessly summarize the experience of visiting an abandoned place or its past, but to what end?


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