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Posted 12.03.12 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Dave Jordano & Aaron Rothman: Detroit, As Is



A Woman Sleeping in a Parking Lot Near East Warren Avenue, Detroit, 2010

There are many homeless shelters in Detroit where victims can go in order to seek out help, but many can’t or will not go for various reasons. Sometimes mental illness is the reason, or a lack of trust or anti-social behavior prevents homeless people from reaching out. Sometimes it becomes a way of life so ingrained in your being that nothing you do will ever change your preference for living on the street. Click image to enlarge.

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Detroit, As Is
On Places, a portfolio by the Detroit-born photographer Dave Jordano, drawn from his latest series, Detroit Unbroken Down; with an introduction by Aaron Rothman.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Aaron Rothman’s photographs, video and installation artwork explore perceptual experience of space in both natural and built environments.
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Dave Jordano is a Chicago-based photographer; he was born and raised in Detroit.
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