Coney Island / Lonely Island

“If Paris is France, then Coney Island, between June and September, is the world.”                                                                                               -George C. Tilyou, 1886

 

But what is Coney Island from fall to winter? Empty of the throngs of summer visitors, the “world” of Coney Island becomes a lonely place. The lively, beckoning backdrops that sparkle in the summer sun become fragmented and disconnected, much like the lone figures in each image.

 

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