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
An intimate, 6-year project documenting the kaleidoscopic worlds which define the Caucasus. Often beginning in the streets, the camera involves the photographer into situations far beyond anything he could have imagined.
Situated between social documentary photography and street photography, the idea of this ongoing project is to build an imaginary picture of a modern city — not a specific one — but, using a title of a famous book written by Italo Calvino — an "Invisible City"
In India, many centuries-old traditional professions and practices are being abandoned for more lucrative business possibilities. These portraits document these trades that may disappear in the near future.