'Family. Life.' photo project featured on New York Times Lens blog

By Evelyn Nieves, The New York Times

July 8, 2015

Photo by Baek Seunghwan

 

Three addicts living amid the heating pipes in a Bucharest tunnel shoot up with synthetic drugs, one rolling up his sleeve, the others their pant legs, searching for fresh veins.

A girl in upstate New York gets a lesson on butchering a deer at the kitchen table from two burly hunters in camouflage suits, one her father.

An old Polish couple, married for longer than they haven’t been, kneel and pray before climbing into adjoining twin beds.

These images form part of “Family. Life.” an ambitious new project from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications that explores family as the center of life around the world. The project, a book and website that includes videos and films, features 112 images by students, preteens to adults, at 32 schools in 14 countries.

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