Los Angeles, CA, USA
Rachel Bujalski is a documentary photographer living and working in San Fransisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, CA. Bujalski’s photography work largely examines the lifestyles of people living on the fringes of society that make up American culture today. Over the past six years she has focused her work around the housing crisis, partially acquiring the inspiration from her own experience of living on a 27' sailboat in Marina Del Rey for three years. Her work has been published in National Geographic, InStyle, Wired, and Vice. Her series 'Connected Off the Grid' is currently on display at the ICP Museum in the 'Projected' series until March 26th.
2016 - Magenta Flash Forward Emerging Photographer Award, 2016 - LA Dept. of Cultural Affairs Artist in Residence, 2016 - The Lucie Foundation Emerging Scholarship Winner, 2014 - LA Dept. of Cultural Affairs Artist in Residence, 2010 - IL Collegiate Press Assoc. 1st Place Photo Essay
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Mother of Eight, 2016. 'Alison's Wonderland'
Alison Murphy, 43, mother of eight, breastfeeds her youngest daughter, Sarah, 2, at the kitchen table in their two-bedroom cabin on a commune in the redwood forest. Alison and her family have been voted off the commune after two years and now are forced to find affordable housing for their family of ten.
This image is part of the series, 'Alison's Wonderland' that follows a family of 10 as they look for affordable housing in Northern California since September 2016 to present.
Alison Washing Dishes, 2017. 'Alison's Wonderland'
Alison Murphy, washes dishes on the picnic table at the campsite her family has been staying for a week since they have been evicted from their home. Big Lagoon State Park, Trinidad, California. 2016.
This image is part of the series, 'Alison's Wonderland' where I follow a family as they search for a place to call home during the California housing crisis.