I had been reading Militant Modernism by Owen Hatherley, and he was talking about the large council towers in Southampton. I was curious about the way he made the towers symbolic of a brief period of post-war socialism in the UK, that now they stand as the ‘futures ruins’, fragments of a Utopia that never came about. I went back to my home to document these, using black and white film, then processing these in the dark room.
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