Laura L Minor
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On Foot


The East Side has the highest vacancy rates in Buffalo. Outsiders often think of these areas as a no-man’s-land. I am an outsider as well. While seeking answers through photography, to Buffalo’s vacancy issues, I became sensitive to scenes that told me more of Buffalo’s story of loss. With these moments I built a new narrative for which became the book On Foot. These images speak to the resiliency of the neighborhoods I walked through. I saw lost innocence competing with childhood, religion binding people together, and hope battling frustration.  Above all I witnessed life continuing on the East Side.




Copyright 2014-2003 Laura L Minor