A professional voyeur, I’ve documented many subcultures: drag, club, carnival… lots of nightlife. I’ve developed my photographic style in the field, skating along the periphery of other people’s moments. After a decade in the business, though, I felt a growing need to be somehow more personally involved in the process . . . to risk, to face my own unopened doors. For years, I was hesitant to explore the world of strippers and other sex workers but mesmerized by it all the same – the garish parade of flesh, the dark undertow of vice, the seamy basements of the city....
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