In 1989, Michael Galinsky, then 20, photographed mall culture around the United States. This time capsule of consumerism, fashion, video walls, and retail hell can be relived in Galinsky's monograph, Malls Across America, or this image gallery at Rumur. (via Juxtapoz) Read the rest
In 1989, Michael Galinsky, then a 20-year-old student, took a month to traverse the U.S. Everywhere he went, he documented the same place: the shopping mall. The results are now an archive of a vanished world, simultaneously familiar and foreign, trivial and full of meaning. Read more... More about Shopping, Features, History, Nostalgia, and Us
In the 1980s suburban malls across the United States were becoming the epicenter of social and economic life. In 1989, a 20 year old photographer named Michael Galinsky drove across the country to document this pastime, big hair and all. Over 20 years later, Michael launched a successful Kickstarter Campaign to turn the photographs of [...]
"So your gonna think this sounds crazy but im sooo sure that im the guy in picture 11 on the article," read the email that photographer Michael Galinsky received from Jamie Rutina. "You cant see my face cuz im looking down at something, but I know its me, the hair is mine, the coat, the stance/mannerism. I was 20 yrs old then." Read more...
Of the thousands of images that photographer Michael Galinsky took in malls during the summer of 1989, this one really seems to strike a nerve, but not necessarily because of the big bangs and acid-washed leggings, he says. "I get so...Show More Summary
(The Root) -- Filmmakers Suki Hawley, Michael Galinsky and others delve into the land wars of New York's quickest changing landscape, Brooklyn, in their latest documentary, Battle for Brooklyn. The film focuses on the efforts of activist...Show More Summary
MICHAEL GALINSKY CODEINE Songs like slow-motion car crash test footage. Eighteen years after disbanding, slowcore progenitors Codeine have re-formed for a run of shows commemorating the re-release of their entire catalog. The original lineup of Stephen Immerwahr (vocals/bass), Chris Brokaw (drums), and John Engle (guitar) is intact. Show More Summary
Photographer and filmmaker Michael Galinsky was 20 years old in 1989 when he and a friend decided to spend six weeks driving across the country, capturing images of mall life for “Malls Across America,” an amazing chronicle of the height of malls and, well, mall rats! From Alexandra, “‘The Oracle of Wikipedia‘ finds the [...]
Photographer and filmmaker Michael Galinsky was 20 years old in 1989 when he and a friend decided to spend six weeks driving across the country, capturing images of mall life. They started in New... This is a content summary only. Visit Now That's Nifty for full links, other content, and more.
Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley's powerful film about eminent domain abuse in New York, Battle for Brooklyn, is starting a weekend-long run omorrow at the Artisphere Theater in Arlington, Virginia. (Details here.) My Reason.tv documentary short, The Tragedy...Show More Summary
If you're in the New York City area, come out to a free screening tomorrow at the BMW Guggenheim Lab of my Reason.tv documentary short, "The Tragedy of Urban Renewal." The film will open for Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley's wonderful feature documentary about a more recent case of eminent domain abuse, Battle for Brooklyn. Show More Summary
There's a moment towards the end of Battle for Brooklyn when Prospect Heights resident Daniel Goldstein peers through a fence at a construction site teeming with workers and cranes. The area was...
A couple of weeks ago I saw Battle for Brooklyn, a new documentary by Michael Galinsky and Suki Hawley, at the Chicago Underground Film Festival. The documentary tells the story of Brooklyn activists who fought against a real estate development planned in the site of the old Atlantic Yards site and that ceased hundreds of [...]
Michael Galinsky explains his collection of photos from 1989: I shot about 30 rolls of slide film in malls from Long Island to North Dakota to Seattle. It was hard to tell from the images where they were taken, and...
A few weeks ago, we posted about Michael Galinsky’s photo project of 1990 shopping mall photos. The project got so much attention that Galinsky began a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to produce a high-quality book of his collection. Kickstarter, if you’re not familiar with it, is a project aimed at “pre-funding” art and [...]
Michael Galinsky of Rumor took to the malls of American back in 1989, cheap Nikon in hand. Now, he wants to compile the images from another era of peak consumerism into a book. I shot about 30 rolls of slide film in malls from Long Island to North Dakota to Seattle. Show More Summary
In 1989, Michael Galinsky toured the malls of the US with a cheap camera in-hand. Years later, he's launched a Kickstarter project to compile those images into a photo book celebrating these dying bastions of American culture. As myShow More Summary