"Over time the context in which our lives are lived changes not only in memory but also in fact. Revisiting that context can open a window on both our common experience and our individual history. Softened by the steady hand of time, the locations of our lives are seen anew.

"Images such as these can tell a significant part of our story. They are who we were."





Alain Bourgeois is an urban landscape photographer based in New York City. For many years he has traveled, both in the United States and abroad, seeking to document the progressive effects of the passage of time on the structures and tonality of the ever-shifting urban environment.


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