“A vision of California as the sun-scorched graveyard of utopian dreams.”

Photographs by Stefan Kubicki

“The rationalist utopia is a power trip. It is a monotheocracy, declared by executive decree, and maintained by willpower; as its premise is progress, not process, it has no habitable present, and speaks only in the future tense. And in the end reason itself must reject it.”

Ursula K. Le Guin
A Non-Euclidean View of California as a Cold Place to Be