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Post - Industrialism

Close on October 07, 2020
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Post - Industrialism
Territory: Worldwide
Theme: Post - Industrialism
Eligibility: Open to all
Entry Fees: Free
Prize: Exhibition
Currently, we are living in a post-industrial society, which is, by definition, "a society marked by a transition from a manufacturing-based economy to a service-based economy". So what happened to the urban/suburban factories populating the industrial landscape? The main focus, here, is centred on pictures showing the decadence of industrial buildings as well as renewed factories, currently fulfilling a different function (museum, art gallery, shop...).
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