National Geographic explores the small, post-apocalyptic dioramas created by Lori Nix and Kathleen Gerber.
Their goal, says Nix, is to create and photograph “open-ended narratives—models of a post-human metropolis in the future, after an unknown catastrophe.” To “unlock, engage, and provoke” viewers’ imaginations, “we want [them] to contemplate the present. Do we still have a future? Will we be able to save ourselves?”
These are very small spaces. This photo brings home the scale:
(thanks to Thomas Burkdall)