Life Below the poverty line

A photojournalist or “digital folk artist” as she likes to call herself takes stunning and, at times, shocking photos of the people of Troy, New York living in poverty.  She says “My project explores the way that money is but a symptom of self-worth and a means by which humans separate from each other. Poverty is an emotional (rather than simply) physical state with layers of marginalization that cements those who live under them into place.”   View more photos

 

Robert Stocklas_2013

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