Homelessness in the UK
Photography by Thaddeus Pope
Back in 2003, when I was 19 years old, I decided to make a photographic documentary about rough-sleeping homeless people in Brighton, England. The issue of homelessness was something that I wanted to address because I sympathise with the plight of homeless people and the difficulties that they face in their day-to-day lives. I felt appalled that so many people were sleeping rough on the streets of my hometown – that these people could be pushed aside and ignored by society – so I wanted to create a compassionate, yet honest, photographic essay about homelessness that could help restore public interest in this serious problem. The following project description is based on my notes from that time.
Based in Japan, Thaddeus Pope is a photographer, videographer and web/print designer with a passion for human-centred visual storytelling. He is available for assignments in Japan and around the world.
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