At Bok Tech, School’s Out Forever

 

The halls of hindsight | Photo: Katrina Ohstrom

The halls of hindsight | Photo: Katrina Ohstrom

Editor’s Note: Hidden City Katrina Ohstrom is one of a handful of artists who’ve rallied to document the final days of the 23 public schools which close their doors for good this afternoon. She’s been shooting Edward W. Bok Technical High School at Ninth & Mifflin in South Philadelphia.

Click any of the sixteen photos below to launch the gallery. To see more from a thorough series from Bok Tech, visit her blog HERE. To see more of Katrina’s work, visit her web site HERE.

About the author

Katrina Ohstrom has been headquartered in Philadelphia for the past decade. Her documentary projects include post-agricultural rural landscapes, post-industrial urban landscapes, the privatization of public education, experimental electronic music and cat show culture. In addition to Hidden City Daily, Ohstrom’s photos have been spotted in Megawords Magazine and forthcoming in Jacobin Magazine, and on the websites of East Village Radio and Bomb Magazine among others. Occasionally she exhibits in a gallery setting. More of Ohstrom’s documentary work can be found at katrinaohstrom.com and her event work can be found at ohstromphoto.com.



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