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Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America

Detroit-born Photographer Mark Laita explores social and cultural clashes between different social backgrounds by juxtaposing people of United States in his stunning series “Created Equal”. By contrasting social inequality, Laita invited the viewers to think about how and why they took these different directions.

People born equal but turned out totally different in real life. Mark Laita in his photo series compare different people from all walks of life such as a bank robber and a policeman, a high school dropout and a college graduate, a company president and a janitor etc. It took almost 8 years for Mark Laita to complete the project.

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Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Female Body Builder / Drag Queen
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Catholic Nuns / Prostitutes
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
CEO / Messenger, 2006 / 2005
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Ballerina / Trucker
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Fitness Model / Heart Surgery Patient
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Indigent Couple / Wealthy Couple
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Rock Band / Polka Band, 2006 / 2006
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Marine / War Veteran
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Cowboy / Indian
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Baptist Minister / Ku Klux Klan
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Astronaut / Alien Abductee
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Coal Miners / Male Exotic Dancers
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Company President / Janitor
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Amish Teenagers / Punk Teenagers
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Gang Member / Mafioso
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
College Graduate / High School Dropout
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Lingerie Model / Woman in Girdle
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Showgirl / Librarian
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Vegetarian / Butcher, 1999 / 2004
Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America -photo-series, photo-project, bw
Homeless Man / Real Estate Developer

Image Courtesy © Mark Laita

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