Aiming to capture the memory these aging or derelict places before they are completely demolished, American filmmaker Dan Bell is documenting the relics of a certain past, spaces where young people would hang out, or seniors would get their daily exercise through a mall walking program. So far, Bell has recorded footage of over 100 derelict spaces, ranging from malls, motels, hospitals, factories and even a resort, posting them on his YouTube channel, This Is Dan Bell. In this TEDx talk, Bell talks about his Dead Mall Series of short films:
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