Foliage and Moss Renew Abandoned Sites Around the Globe with Verdant Signs of Life | Colossal


APRIL 21, 2022. GRACE EBERT

A train repair workshop in Hungary. All images © Jonk

Spanning an open-air Taiwanese warehouse to a Cuban theater teeming with vibrant leaves, the sites that Jonathan Jimenez visits are relics of the industries and cultural institutions of the past. The French photographer, who works as Jonk (previously), has cultivated a practice centered on documenting abandoned structures around the globe, many of which have been cloaked in mosses, lush foliage, and even jungle-like vegetation.

A house in Montserrat

In his most recent collection, Jonk visits 35 locations in 25 countries and captures the crumbling roofs, peeling facades, and rusted trains in their midst.[…]

An asylum in Italy

Source: Foliage and Moss Renew Abandoned Sites Around the Globe with Verdant Signs of Life

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