Bombay Beach, California was a resort town built in the 1950's on the eastern shore of the Salton Sea. Once a thriving destination, lack of freshwater and industrial pollution has turned it into the town it is today. (source)
Gritty scenes of decrepit trailers and remnants of massive fish die-offs contrast the beautiful sunset over an expansive inland sea. These images are a series of diptychs that show the dual reality of of a beautiful, toxic body of water and the communities that struggle to survive on its shoreline.
|Last Updated on Saturday, 17 July 2010 18:44|