Steve Davis

Back To The Garden
Location: Olympia, WA
Nationality: USA
Biography: Steve Davis is a documentary portrait and landscape photographer based in the Pacific Northwest.  His work has appeared in American Photo, Harper's, the New York Times Magazine, Russian Esquire, and is in many collections, including the... read on
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Back To The Garden
Credits: steve davis
Date of Work: 12/09/12 - 06/11/13
Updated: 05/31/20
This work represents people who self-identify  as 21st century hippies.  This was my sole criterion for selecting subjects.  Several people I met and photographed do not visually reveal themselves as counter-cultural hippies in any noticeable way.  But all of them are able to articulate their connections to the lifestyle, philosophies, or actions of contemporary hippie culture.  A group that is a joke to many, and an anachronism to even more, is continually finding new members, more than 45 years after the Summer of Love. -SD

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