A visible exploration of psychological sickness and restoration by photographer Lawrence Hardy. For the final 4 years Hardy has been specializing in images whereas working as a trackman operator for a railroad. Rising from nearly a decade of opioid dependence, Hardy is embracing a path of restoration not solely in relation to dependancy however psychological sickness as properly. The photographs on this collection had been taken in rural Aroostook County, Maine the place Hardy was born and raised, and at present resides. The title refers back to the transition from “zen vibes to prescription Xanax.” Whereas “Zen-Xan” might sound flippant, the subject material is one thing Hardy takes severely. Hardy’s intention for the collection is that it acts as a serving to hand — reaching out to those that endure or have suffered with related struggles — so nobody feels alone. For Hardy, who usually depends fairly closely on color in his images observe, the black and white collection is a private problem and energy to create a visible story that can resonate with others.
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