Lincoln Clarkes – Heroines.


In 1997, Toronto photographer Lincoln Clarkes began shooting for his stunning, albeit shocking photo series of over 300 female heroin addicts in Vancouver’s downtown eastside. heroins2 heroins3 heroins6 heroins7 heroins heroins4 heroins5


One thought on “Lincoln Clarkes – Heroines.

  1. Wow. A familiar scene as to where I grew up. I wonder where some of these women are today. The woman holding a hand mirror shooting the needle in her neck is a very sad photograph.

    I find that each photo doesn’t exploit these woman but captures a moment in their lives in a very dignified way. You see beyond the heroine and in turn see them.

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