Behind Closed Doors
Digital print on Hahnemuhle paper
42 x 59.4 cms (16.51 x 23.34 ins)
Part of the series Small Town Inertia, with images accompanied by the testimonies of those photographed.
How can I be a scrounger when I had no idea benefits existed? I had no idea about D.L.A. (Disability Living Allowance), no one told me anything about that and all I wanted to do was leave Tesco, as working nights was doing my head in. I knew it was making me worse but I was so worried I'd be on Job Seekers. I mean, I couldn't take care of myself at all, I'd holes in my shoes, sores on my feet.
Small Town Inertia, pp.78-79