50 Greenspace Dumpsites documents illegal dumpsites in the city of Pittsburgh that are close to and on the edges of greenspaces; public parks, little league fields, cemeteries and playgrounds. The photographs appear to be landscapes of public spaces at first, but when coupled with data about the space as a dumpsite, the multiple layers of information present viewers with a new perception of these places. By creating a bridge between the unsuspecting landscape image and the truth about what happens there, we are bringing a new level of significance to these sites.
This project is a collaboration with artist/photographer Lauren S. Zadikow. All images represented in this portfolio were taken by Christine Holtz
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Bigbee Field, Bigbee Street, Mount Washington
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Highland Ave, Site #2, Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, McKinley Park, Banning Way, Beltzhoover
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Arlington Field, Saint Patrick Street, Southside Slopes
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Frick Park, Beechwood Boulevard Site #2, Squirrel Hill South
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Panther Hollow Soccer Field, Greenfield
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Alton Playground, Beechview
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Boundary Street Park, Boundary Street, Central Oakland
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Saline Street Parklet, Greenfield
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Yard Way Ball Field, Winter Park, Southside Slopes
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, McKinley Park at Michigan Street and Eldora Place, Beltzhoover
50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Grandview Park, Bailey Ave, Mount Washington
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