The End of Austin

an exploration of urban identity in the middle of Texas

Left Behind

Photographer Julian M. Johnson shares the following: “Born and raised in Austin, I took the city as a given. I left to go to school in Connecticut, and when I came home a semester later, the city felt entirely new. Left without a car, I roamed the streets, photographing everything that stuck out to me. While at school, I learned about environmental art and how human presence can seriously alter a space. As this city expands and metastasizes, I find myself being drawn to remnants – the abandoned buildings, the barriers, the garbage left behind. These pictures aim to explore the aging city, and how we have left certain places scarred by our touch.”

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Julian M. Johnson is a student at Wesleyan University. Past works have appeared in Lump Magazine and Proteus Magazine.

 

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