I went to PetCo in Spring Creek, Brooklyn to get some things for my Betta aquarium. I mentally named the area I was in: Amazon(TM) District.
In addition to subject matter, style was a major component of what distinguished New Topographicsphotography. In the exhibition’s catalog, curator William Jenkins described the photographs as “neutral”Emilia Mickevicius, “New Topographics”
The song I was feeling in the moment: “Sixteen Tons”, sung by Tennessee Ernie Ford