I began this project by photographing an activist group called "Freegans" - people that choose to live their lives only supporting the capitalist economy to the degree to which they are comfortable. I have accompanied the group on their weekly "Trash Tours," meeting them outside various grocery stores, supermarkets, and delis in Manhattan in the evenings as they sort through these stores' trash in an effort to find fresh food and other reusable refuse. These guided...
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