Faces of Addiction
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The stories of addicts in the Hunts Point neighborhood, the poorest in all of New York City. I post people's stories as they tell them to me.

What I am hoping to do, by allowing my subjects to share their dreams and burdens with the viewer and by photographing them with respect, is to show that everyone, regardless of their station in life, is as valid as anyone else.

Its easy to ignore others. By not looking, by not talking to them, we can fall into constructing our own narrative that affirms our limited world view.

Much of this series has been done in conjunction with the writer Cassie Rodenberg. Please read her writings here: White Noise

I can be contacted at Chris@arnade.com
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