I have been documenting the small businesses scattered all around the "marginal" neighborhoods of Los Angeles and how they reflect the diversity, culture, energy, creativity and eccentricity of the people who create and work in them.
The fact they are closed on Sundays adds other dimensions of economics and religion and is a mirror to our 24/7 culture of big box stores and shopping malls.
And the light filtering through the old-fashioned burglar bars creates an eerie beauty throwing reflections and shadows on the rainbow of delights just beyond reach — at least on Sundays.
— Mark Indig
Each image in this real-life documentary photobook about Israel has a surreal edge to it. Combined, they build into a sweaty-palm, fever-dream composite of a society gone wrong. David Lynch would be hard pressed to create more convincingly weird images.
The Hollow Hills festival, just outside Moscow, was a huge musical and cultural event organized fully by volunteers, and open to all for free. This report fromcaptures the carefree exhilaration of escaping the day-to-day rules and routines of Russian life.
30 candid black-and-white photos capture haiku-like glimpses of Tokyo nightlife in spring during cherry blossom time.