Food politics

Flux Night, 2015, Atlanta. Contestants pay homage to American Gladiator by battling against fast food mascots for a $15 cash prize, a reference to the $15 minimum wage campaign that sparked protests nationwide. 

Flux Night, 2015, Atlanta. Contestants pay homage to American Gladiator by battling against fast food mascots for a $15 cash prize, a reference to the $15 minimum wage campaign that sparked protests nationwide. 

Here's something for Throwback Thursday: Flux is an installation art exhibition, except 2015 was more political than artistic, not that I ever understood the art anyway. I go to photograph the people. Anyway, here are three people dressed up as fast food mascots, sharing a bench with sealed plastic cushions, a scene I find more unsettling than Burger King's King commercials. 

Corn on the horizon

Much like Illinois, Indiana is nothing but straight, flat roads and corn fields. But in-between those fields are small communities, like Kouts, Indiana, a town I visit once or twice a year to see my sister and brother-in-law. And now my niece. Last year, I had my camera and wandered down Main Street, which can be walked in 15 minutes.

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