FARMSCAPES

Farmscapes: A Rephotographic Survey of Northern Illinois Farmland illustrates a landscape that is in a constant struggle with urbanization and acts as a fulcrum between the natural and inhabited landscape. Far more farmland is being converted than is necessary to provide housing for a growing population. Over the last decade, "cookie cutter" subdivisions, strip malls and fast-food chains have replaced many of the locations I originally photographed.

All images © by Zach Mazur