Depicting Worker’s Lost Reality In Street Photography

“The obstacle is the path” Zen Proverb

 

Photographer Sasha Alexander is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography essay.  These images are from “WorkEatSleep” (Corporation Reality) project by Sasha Alexander. This is an on going project to document 9-5 people in the lost reality world. These photographs were shot in London, but the story can be seen everywhere…

“We are the slavery of our own rich mechanical society”.. SA2015

To see Sasha’s gallery of projects and photographs click on any image.

 

 “No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now” Alan Watts

“No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now” Alan Watts

 

We are constantly doing things, going, moving, searching, finding.

We are constantly doing things, going, moving, searching, finding.

 

If you say that getting the money is MOST important thing, you will spend your life completely wasting your time, you be doing things you don't like doing, in order to go on living and doing things you don't like doing. Alan Watts

If you say that getting the money is MOST important thing, you will spend your life completely wasting your time, you be doing things you don’t like doing, in order to go on living and doing things you don’t like doing. Alan Watts

 

Begin at the beginning… and go on till you come to the end: then stop. ~Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Begin at the beginning… and go on till you come to the end: then stop. ~Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

 

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Who are we? Wondering lost soles….

Who are we? Wondering lost souls….

 

Its better to have a short life full of things you like doing, rather than a long life of spending it in a miserable way.

Its better to have a short life full of things you like doing, rather than a long life of spending it in a miserable way.

 

We are all but recent leaves on the same old tree of life and if this life has adapted itself to new functions and conditions, it uses the same old basic principles over and over again. There is no real difference between the grass and the man who mows it. ~Albert Szent-Györgyi

We are all but recent leaves on the same old tree of life and if this life has adapted itself to new functions and conditions, it uses the same old basic principles over and over again. There is no real difference between the grass and the man who mows it. ~Albert Szent-Györgyi

 

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy”Dalai Lama

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy”Dalai Lama

 

See also:

Social Documentary – Saint Petersburg, Russia

Street & Documentary Photography

By Sasha Alexander

 


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