“Work stops at sunset. Darkness falls over the building site. The sky is filled with stars."
― Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

The American Can Factory, Read Street, Portland, Maine. A piece of Portland history is in the process of demolition. This collaboration by Portland-based artists Caroline Losneck (audio) and Christoph Gelfand (video) depicts the building in March of 2013 just prior to demolition. Snow was still melting away off the rooftop and the asbestos removal team had just begun their tedious process.


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