A friend informed me that this is Autoeater, by German artists Venske & Spänle, installed July 2017, and was scheduled to be in place for three years. Thanks to Linda Rigby. 8 August 2019: Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia. 8 August 2019: Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia. 8 August 2019: Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia, Artist Unknown.
Candler Park, Atlanta, Georgia, 8 April 2018. Buford Highway, Doraville, Georgia, 15 June 2018.
Pecking Order, 8 August 2019
Pigeons at Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta, Georgia.
A photo of Atlanta's Skyline, taken 8 April 2018, from Sweet Auburn, DeKalb Avenue, using various filters in Photoshop.
Atlanta Stories Kindle Sale
Download the Kindle version of Atlanta Stories: Fables of the New South for a special price, $0.99, now until Saturday, March 24, 2018. Listen to an excerpt of Dead Man’s Hat then follow the link to buy. Atlanta Stories: Fables of the New South
Discarded Items, Various Dates 2018
Various discarded items I've encountered while out walking, between January and March of 2018. To qualify as a discarded item they have to be unattended in a place they clearly don't belong, with no one anywhere around who could own the item. These are photographed exactly as found, as I am honor bound to not … Continue reading Discarded Items, Various Dates 2018
Discarded Purple Madness
Occasionally, as I'm out walking, I come across items people have misplaced or forgotten, which I chronicle in a series on my Instagram account (gmatt63) entitled Discarded Items. Typically, I'll identify the item as "Discarded" then describe what it is, usually with a color, such as Discarded Green Shorts. On 15 September 2017, I first … Continue reading Discarded Purple Madness
Reflections on the Child Snatcher: Serial Blackface and the Atlanta Child Murders
Wayne Bertram Williams, the chief suspect in the Atlanta Child Murders. Photo credit: Georgia Department of Corrections, found at Wikipedia; used here under the provisions of Fair Use. I had the opportunity to see Serial Blackface, a world premiere play by Janine Nabers, at Actor's Express in Atlanta on Wednesday, 6 April. Serial Blackface … Continue reading Reflections on the Child Snatcher: Serial Blackface and the Atlanta Child Murders
Bizarro Atlanta, Summer of 1996
"The world is coming to Atlanta!" —Ad for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics For seventeen days in the summer of 1996, Atlanta entered the Bizarro World, where the downtown connector was clear, MARTA was packed, and the world stopped by for a visit. Less than a year before, Atlanta had been thrilled when the Braves brought … Continue reading Bizarro Atlanta, Summer of 1996
As an Atlanta native, I always find it interesting to read lists of places or activities which characterize denizens of the city, many of which I have little or no familiarity with. Lenox Square Mall, for instance, is cited as the place Atlantans shop, but it wasn't until I was in high school or college … Continue reading Atlanta Transitional