A photography exposition about abandoned psychiatric hospitals in the USA and the Netherlands.

Photographers Christopher Payne (USA) and Jannes Linders (NL) documented the remains of these monumental buildings.

Photographer Christopher Payne travelled between 2002-2008 through thirty different states and seventy institutes in the United States.
Photographer Jannes Linders captured the remains of several former Dutch mental institutions.

The audience was invited to interact and discuss about the purpose of these abandoned institutional buildings.

Photography by Christopher Payne (USA) and Jannes Linders (NL).
Concept & realization: Het Dolhuys
Curator & design: Carine Brinkman
Text design: Pieter Mineur www.skepja.nl

19 October 2012-14 April 2013