Bridgeport Resco, by Jeff Becker

It’s difficult not to notice the puffs of white smoke pouring out of a smokestack skyline while driving through Bridgeport on I-95. Passing through, abandoned factories blur into the background, edges fading on the coast’s cargo docks. Confused images of production and malfunction begin to mix. Set in the outskirts in an area of Bridgeport [...]

Stratford Avenue Bridge, by Mark DeRosa (photo contributed by artist)

By: Michelina Docimo Stark smokestack silhouettes, faded noxious scents, shuttered doors and shattered windows contribute to the je ne sais quoi of the factory form in the landscape that has fascinated Eileen Walsh, owner and director of The Gallery at Black Rock, for years.  Industrial Strength, Walsh’s current show, explores her secret attraction to abandoned [...]

Exterior of Wilton Historical Home, Wilton, CT.  Architect: Faesy-Smith.  Photo: Pam Ronleau.

A Meeting of Sustainable Minds at The Art of Sustainable Architecture By: Michelina Docimo In the film, A Beautiful Mind, the character of Nobel Prize winning mathematician and economist John Forbes Nash Jr. says, “In competitive behavior, someone always loses.” So true on all fronts of survival of the fittest whether the conversation matter is [...]