In Another Place
In Another Place is a multimedia project and an anthropological research about the effects of hard drug usage and its rehabilitation in Spain.
This first part was photographed inside a Therapeutic Community for the rehabilitation of drug addicts.
The rehabilitation period last between 6 -12 months and the patients are only allowed out two times in this rehabilitation period to visit their families. The patient can dropout of the center before of finishing the treatment but always on their own responsibility for doing so. As a means of maintaining a clean transition after patient finishes his treatment in the community he must continue his social rehabilitation through programs run by their local city or town of residence.
The photographer lived among the men only patients and nurses to document this story.
In Another Place was awarded with First prize IMA Film and Photo Ethnography Festival.