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"I’ve always loved subway systems.  I love the intricate maps, the complex symbols, the design of the stations, and the rituals of travel.  But I especially love the idea that, for a brief period of time, we suspend our notions of personal space and willingly squeeze into tiny compartments with complete strangers.  And I love that all of this happens underground, an alien place that most of us only visit for two reasons:  to ride trains and to be buried. It is perhaps no wonder that we think of the underground as a transitional space, a place that we would rather pass through quickly and be out of again."

A street photography project shot entirely within 24 hours without going above ground from the Philadelphia Metro System. Shot with Travis James and published in Social Documentary Network and Street Photography Magazine

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