The Hard.Land trailer

The short stories and material published on Hard.Land web site during our journey in the Rust Belt was mostly photos and text.

But we also did a lot of filming. Terrabytes and terrabytes… In fact, many of our stories  will be told by videos. Because of the still photos, text and moving images, the project will be published as an e-book.

The trailer was released during the Dok:14 international photo festival in Fredrikstad, Norway, September 24th . We hope you’ll enjoy it. The editing is (of course) done by Espen Rasmussen.

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Detroit burning

It is close to 05AM Tuesday morning and yet another house is burning in Detroit.  40 minutes later the abandoned house at 3328 Dearing street is just a new number in the statistics.

The firefighters of Motor Town are among the busiest and toughest in the world. On a single shift which lasts for 24 hours, Jim Curry and his guys can go from one fire to another for hours.

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A multimedia project: The working class in America. By Roy Freddy Andersen & Espen Rasmussen