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Synapticism

An experiential journal of synchronicity and connection

Qiaoyou Building Supplemental

The rickety ladder leading up to the very top of the Qiaoyou Building.

Recently I posted my full exploration of the Qiaoyou Building 喬友大廈, a towering ruin in the heart of Changhua City 彰化市. It was a big building and I ended up capturing many more photographs than I ended up sharing there. Here, in this post, I’d like to share a few more photos I captured in black and white. I have also included a couple of images demonstrating how I digitally restore photographic negatives I find in the ruins (a technique discussed in more detail here). If you’re curious about this building be sure to see the original post.

The entrance to the KTV on the very top floor of the Qiaoyou Building.
Torn carpets and rusted valves.
A game of broken telephone.
A ghost in the mirror.
Found negatives in the Qiaoyou Building.
Digitally exposing some of the found negatives.
Broken windows on film. Very meta.
Checkered walls on the upper levels of the Qiaoyou Building.
The mezzanine.
A tangle of cables down in the mezzanine level.
A decade of dust.
Tiny bones in the stairwell.
On the south side.
KTV tapes on the third floor.
Abandoned video cassettes.
KTV machine.

Browse the full collection on Flickr and check out the original post for more.

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