Lawless was finishing a series for his latest book, a collection of abandoned amusement parks around the world. It grew out of a larger project called Autopsy in America, looking at how economic decline has decimated landmarks like local malls.
“I was going into abandoned buildings in poor parts of America, showcasing the devastation, the loss of manufacturing jobs because of globalization,” he says. “Abandoned amusement parks were something that people were really connecting with.”
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