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HKFP Lens: A former silk city’s rough awakening from the American dream

I was born and raised in New Jersey and photographed the city of Paterson because it was a prototype for industrial cities and represented the mythology of America. It was an American Idyll; unsustainable. Paterson, America’s Silk City, lies hugging the Passaic Falls. The Falls, which powered the silk looms through the 19th and early 20th centuries, […]