Relics: Visual History of a Time Long Gone

By Lily Rowan

As the digital age continues to dominate our world, the days of typewriters and rotary dial phones are moving further and further into oblivion. In honor of a more simple time, artist Robert Moran created the series Relics. For each image, he isolated old fashioned objects and documented them as a type of visual record.

Each object holds so many memories and so much history, and Moran says, “The relics helped people through dark nights and hot summers; offered medicinal and musical relief. In that way, they and all the objects we have used, loved, and discarded shape the character and spirit of our society.”

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H/T Robert Moran | Shaking the grass