Bath Beach. Credit Maureen Drennan
The New York Times published a photo essay by Maureen Drennan, assistant professor in commercial photography at LaGuardia Community College, in the Sunday Times on April 22, 2018.
Following is an expert from the piece, titled, “Touring the Rust Belt of New York City.”
“You have ideas about a project,” said Maureen Drennan, “but then when you go out there and shoot, things change.”
The idea… Ms. Drennan said, was to document the Rust Belt of New York City: an industrial wasteland that would stand as “a microcosm of the larger Rust Belt of the Midwest,” where once-vital factories gave way to hulking wreckage and the anger that animated the 2016 presidential election.
Read the full article: New York Times Publishes Photo Essay by Faculty Member Maureen Drennan.