Abandoned: Ephesus, City of Artemis


Landscape and historical architectural photography, essay.

Folio (folded) – 32 pp
21 cm x 27 cm
Albumen Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-7391990-3-6


The Abandoned series brings together photobooks exploring how we see and deal with things abandoned, past by. Covering a wide thematic spectrum – ranging from architecture to everyday objects – the titles ultimately share a common interest in how we deal with the transitory nature of the world around us.


When viewed from the ancient streets of Ephesus, a history forgotten, discarded and disregarded, what historical context can be given to the West’s ascendancy: a manifest destiny unfolding, or rather a painful and contested peeling away of cultural norms that emerged from centuries of barbaric isolation?