Audrey Lodato and Jennifer König: "Left Behind" in Poughkeepsie

© Audrey Gallant

Photographer Audrey Lodato is featured in collaborative exhibition with Jennifer König at Cubbyhole Coffeehouse in Poughkeepsie, NY. The theme is "Left Behind", with attention focused on abandoned buildings and other ruins, capturing the beauty in decay.

The Facebook page for "Left Behind" includes a selection of images from the series.

Lodato's artist statement on her website gives some background on her interest in urban exploration, and features this lead paragraph, "In the absence of the living, there still exists a life. Every abandonment has a heartbeat, a pulse that makes it both unique and alive. Finding that rhythm is one of the purest things I‘ve experienced, but explaining why I’d want to can be something else entirely."

There is an opening reception October 23 at 8 pm. The Cubbyhole Coffeehouse is located at 44 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY. The opening will feature music and poetry written based on the photographs.