October 7, 2015
Photos taken in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. This modern city is popularly known for its Petronas Twin Towers, shopping malls, rich food culture and the educated inhabitants. Yet, often forgotten, the back lanes, wet markets, walkways and shadow-filled alleys are filled with life or pain, or both.
The night life, waiting in the suffocating smog.
Life on the street, it hasn’t changed much; as the hungry consumes.
A neglected wall, the abandonment.
A street food stall, part of the local culture of consumption.
Art, almost hidden from plain sight; sandwiched by walls and a polluted river.
Homelessness in a state of destitution. Irony, of how the self-proclaimed caring society ignores the marginalized.
Migrant workers help build this modern city but now the brief rest with their families.
A state of abandonment; forgotten and neglected.