Trash V. I and II is a visual exploration of addiction and the way it permeates both in the city and in myself. Signs of addiction and excess are all around us here, and I often find myself thinking about the way living here has molded my history of substance abuse. Addiction is ugly, and it’s not a solitary experience. The experience of living with addiction feels different every day.
Amelia Paige (they/them) is a photographer currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Their art is focused on themes of personal expression, and strives to capture stories of authenticity and
importance. Amelia is currently represented by Formato Fine Arts. They have previously worked with Soho Photo Gallery and 10011 CO, and have been featured in publications including i-D, Luna Collective Magazine and others. They are pursuing a BFA Degree in Photography at Queens College.