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
By playing a clever body language game, the photographer questions our relationship to the urban space and creates a surreal, absurd reading of the every day objects around us.
A near-psychedelic layering of brightly colored drips, drawings and inky fingerprints offer haiku-like meditations about the materiality of the street itself.
Mexico's social fabric is under siege and one of the many strains are the country's daily disappearances—this project examines the issue from the perspective of the families. How does one react to the shocking loss of a family member?
Over a hundred million women around the world have suffered genital mutilation — this hard-hitting and graphic reportage from Kenya shows how brutal, crude and traumatic it can be for young unwilling girls. WARNING: disturbing images, forced violence, all real.