Lost Rivers is an exploration of Taipei, Taichung and Tainan’s forgotten rivers, streams and waterways. Once dominant forces in carving out their surroundings, these rivers have now become neglected backwaters in the race to urbanise. Neglected, decrepit, the city is built over them and around them. Through them we see how the race to urbanise can affect our world.
About the Artist
Éanna de Fréine was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1987. He set up The Velvet Cell in 2011. He currently resides in Osaka, Japan.
About the Publisher
The Velvet Cell is an independent photobook publisher with a specific focus on projects that explore urbanism, architecture and our modern way of living in cities. It was founded by Éanna de Fréine after he moved from Ireland to London.