At the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Nachtwey discussed his experience and thoughts on the project. During his talk, you could hear the pain and empathy in his voice for the victims of this horrible addiction.
This is what you’re getting hit with every day when road tripping through remote parts of Indonesia. A country where extreme beauty and obscure chaos walk hand in hand to create this constant flow of uncommonness that we can’t help but come back to every time.
As months passed, I started to see London as a beautiful space of creativity and diversity; the complete opposite of where I am from. With this in mind, I wanted to create a selection of photographs that would highlight the beauty I see behind the lens.