Ryland Johnson

Ryland Johnson is the Scholarly Communications Librarian at the Noel Memorial Library, Louisiana State University Shreveport. He has more than a decade in service in both public and academic libraries. In addition to performing practical library work, he studies the philosophy of space and place, with emphasis on architecture, libraries, informational spaces, psychogeography, haptics, and flow. He holds an MA in Information Science and Learning Technology (Library Science) from the University of Missouri and an MA in Philosophy from SUNY Stony Brook. All of his photographs were taken on his phone.

Spaces can work like archives, where access to information is granted or protected depending on the institutional frameworks at play. Resulting from the author’s runs in lockdown Atlanta with only a phone at hand, this photo essay by Ryland Johnson gives us glimpses of shut-down corporate areas and warehouses which… Read more »