Alain Licari

Photographer
Shit, Shower, and Shave _ Jeffrey City (Wyoming)
Location: New York City
Nationality: French
Biography: Alain Licari. Biography Born in France, I’ve lived in Spain and now enjoy a life in New York City.  A self-taught photographer, I am inspired by traditional black-and-white humanist photography, particularly the great masters like... read on
Public Story
Shit, Shower, and Shave _ Jeffrey City (Wyoming)
Credits: alain licari
Date of Work: 08/01/19 - 08/26/19
Updated: 12/02/19
"Hi! I'm Bill. I was born in Jeffrey City and grew up here. I worked in many places over the  state, and since the death of my wife, I came back. Jeffrey City is home!".

"Jeffrey City? Yep... What do you want to know... a city in the middle of nothing... This is Wyoming! And, what are you doing here?".

"In the 1970s, with the exploitation of uranium discovered in the valley, the city knew an important economic boom... 5.000 people were living here; shops, several hotels, restaurants... But when the mines closed a decade later, almost everyone left... Today the city is half abandoned... Between thirty and fifty people live there... And then there are some ranches around... ".

"I am retired and the handyman of the city.  With my tractor, I smash the field; sometimes, I'm the bar tender... I take care, we survive ... ".

"If you want, I can tell you the story of the people here. But, you know what? There are three things I hate in life ... "