Eric Benson

Designer, educator, author, activist, and international speaker.


Defiant: An Urban Prairie in Detroit

Defiant: An Urban Prairie in Detroit

As we pave over nature as opposed to work with it, we end up damaging the wildlife that depends on our ecosystems and ourselves. As the economy has taken a downturn, Detroit has been hit hard. What was once a bustling manufacturing center, parts of the city have been left abandoned. This photo project captures the fragility and power of nature as it defiantly reclaims its land. Thrusting through concrete and inhabiting buildings the native prairie thrives in Detroit.

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