In a world where the grass is always greener, the marginalized tend to be stuck below a glass ceiling. We are pushed and pulled in pursuit of the picket fence, yet never quite reach our destination. In 2020 we are still fighting for equal pay, even after attending university with high marks. In 2020 we are still fighting for proper medical care, even with excellent insurance. In 2020 we are still fighting for justice, peace, and human rights, even after voting for change in our state houses. 

This collection of photos seeks to highlight the twisted social turmoil that is created by the illusion of a classless democracy. Using card paper, mirrors, and cropping, these images embody their meaning through process. This is the Up & Down.


card paper on digital