Downtown Eastside, a city within a city, is the home of a disproportionate number of homeless people facing serious issues regarding drug addiction, mental and physical illnesses, violence, crime, abuse, sex workers and the highest HIV infection rate in North America.
One photograph is a fluke, and the photographer is a purveyor of flukes.
Small Town Inertia is a long form social documentary and environmental portraiture series that I have been working upon for the last 3 years.
The empty space is more important than the photographed/represented object. Like the stage of a dance show.
As photographer's our paths aren't exactly clear or easy. But if you trust in your passion, I believe you will find yourself someplace meaningful.