These abandoned TV pics were taken by Alex Beker, a graphic designer, art director and photographer born in Argentina. He authors the site, Things I Saw Today, which showcased more of his fantastic photographic work.
Above: Mr. T.
Abandoned Televisions triggers emotions arising from our memories of popular TV culture. Street photography captures television sets left for dead because they are old, broken or soon to be replaced by more modern technology. They are resuscitated by incorporating a visual moment from a show broadcast when that television set was alive.
Suddenly, a discarded black box dying on a sidewalk comes back to life, and so do we – to our past life. In an instant, we identify the show, its characters and maybe even a particular episode, and we are rejuvenated by the memory [read more].
Above: Fantasy Island.
Above: Mork and Mindy.
Above: Muppets on TV.
Above: The Persuaders.
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