This factory rose on the banks of River Saône and thrived for many decades, only to later succumb to the merciless tides of post-industrialism.
Late last year, we had the opportunity to visit yet another structure belonging to the first defensive belt of Lyon: Fort de Caluire, or Champignonnière de Caluire.
The escalation of international terrorism and the global refugee crisis play a key role in the new works on display at the Abode of Chaos, a controversial open-air museum near Lyon, France.
Fort Loyasse is a relic of a now improbable-seeming time when the biggest external threat to France was the then-fearsome military power of Austria.
From a “Banksy image come to life” to “a terrifying post-apocalyptic junkyard”, this infamous outdoor museum in the picturesque village of Saint-Romain-au-Mont-d’Or has been called many things.