mercredi 24 juin 2009

# American Theaters by Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre


Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre are photographers who released a serie about those american theaters built in the beginning of the XXth century which function evoluated depending on the society's needs and sometimes even became ruins.

Here is their presentation text:

In the early 20th century, following the development of the entertainment industry,hundreds of auditoriums were built everywhere in North America. Major entertainment firms and movie studios commissioned specialized architects to build grandiose and extravagant theaters. From the 60's, TV, multiplexes and urban crisis made them becoming obsolete. During the following decades, when they were not modernized or transformed into adult cinemas, they closed one after the other and many of them were simply demolished. Those which remain forgotten, escaping from this fate, were converted to varied purposes. Now, many are reused as churches, retail, flea markets, bingo halls, discos, supermarkets or warehouses. Some others just sit abandoned.




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