Phas Gaya - Being Stuck

Photograph by

Enrico Fabian (Germany)

About this image

Fakir, who has a wife & 2 children, is addicted to injecting generic pharmaceutical drugs and is preparing one of his daily injections. He is standing on top of a run-down public toilet house that many of the homeless addicts of the area use as a place for injecting or as a shelter for the night.

The picture is part of the long term documentary Phas Gaya – Being Stuck which is focusing on the effects of generic pharmaceutical drug abuse and addiction on a four-person family living in the outskirts of New Delhi, India.