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Haitian illegal immigrants in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic have adapted the bak, a small traditional market stall used in Haiti, onto decrepit children's push chairs. This allows them to, invisibly and stealthily, circumnavigate the city to sell candies, crisps and coffee. All the baks are stored in a small depot in the Haitian quarter where they are wrapped and bound, for security, before storage.

The project consists of sixteen portraits of the wrapped baks and a film made at the depot which shows the attention, ritual, aesthetics, community and social life involved in the storage and preparation of the baks.

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http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_14.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_16.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_11.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_17.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_18.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_08.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_15.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_13.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_10.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_07.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_09.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_02.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_06.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_05.jpg
http://leahgordon.co.uk/files/gimgs/th-8_TEST_WRAP_03.jpg