As America undergoes a collective re-examination of its criminal justice policy, gun culture and post-racial credo, these images aim to serve as a medium for self-examination. 

Why has the ecology of the American inner city long enabled it’s own self-destruction? Is a life in Sandy Hook paramount to a life in Oakland? Is it possible to shift our tired narrative of another young black man memorialized with white wax?

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These photos are from Oakland, California. 

This page was updated weekly during the year of 2013. 



The project is featured on VICEPrison Photography, & Feature Shoot

© 2013 Brandon Tauszik 

As America undergoes a collective re-examination of its criminal justice policy, gun culture and post-racial credo, these images aim to serve as a medium for self-examination. 

Why has the ecology of the American inner city long enabled it’s own self-destruction? Is a life in Sandy Hook paramount to a life in Oakland? Is it possible to shift our tired narrative of another young black man memorialized with white wax?

617A3302-edit-newww.jpg
617A9539.jpg
617A3297.jpg
617A3341.jpg
617A3348.jpg
TA0A2370.jpg
TA0A1860.jpg
617A3317.jpg
617A3328.jpg
617A3353.jpg
617A3396.jpg
TA0A9752.jpg
617A3391.jpg
TA0A6102.jpg
617A3402.jpg
TA0A0182.jpg
TA0A2141.jpg
TA0A6003.jpg
TA0A9970.jpg
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IMG_5634.jpg
TA0A5973.jpg
TA0A6000.jpg
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TA0A6004.jpg
TA0A7286.jpg
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A0A9109.jpg
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TA0A8382.jpg
A0A9112_.jpg
TA0A7909.jpg
TA0A7781.jpg
A0A9675.jpg
A0A9216_.jpg
TA0A8383.jpg
A0A9689.jpg
_A0A9223.jpg

These photos are from Oakland, California. 

This page was updated weekly during the year of 2013. 



The project is featured on VICEPrison Photography, & Feature Shoot

© 2013 Brandon Tauszik 

As America undergoes a collective re-examination of its criminal justice policy, gun culture and post-racial credo, these images aim to serve as a medium for self-examination. 

Why has the ecology of the American inner city long enabled it’s own self-destruction? Is a life in Sandy Hook paramount to a life in Oakland? Is it possible to shift our tired narrative of another young black man memorialized with white wax?

These photos are from Oakland, California. 

This page was updated weekly during the year of 2013. 



The project is featured on VICEPrison Photography, & Feature Shoot

© 2013 Brandon Tauszik 

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