Review Santa Fe: Jeffrey Stockbridge: Kensington Blues

Some photographers just know how to do the hard work of connecting with people, especially those on the the fringe, in pain and in need.  Jeffrey Stockbridge brought an insightful and powerful body of work, Kensington Blues, to Review Santa Fe that examin

Some photographers just know how to do the hard work of connecting with people, especially those on the the fringe, in pain and in need.  Jeffrey Stockbridge brought an insightful and powerful body of work, Kensington Blues, to Review Santa Fe that examines one particular neighborhood in Philadelphia stained with poverty, drug abuse, and prostitution

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Photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge, who lives in the city, says that there is one neighborhood of which many Philadelphians are only vaguely aware: Kensington, in the city’s northeast, an area with high poverty and crime rates. Stockbridge has been photographing the denizens of Kensington and recording their stories since the winter of 2008, as part of a long-term project that he hopes to conclude this summer