Blinded by the light
Blinded by the light

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas wakes at sunrise and lights up his first cigarette of the day.
Tas wakes at sunrise and lights up his first cigarette of the day.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis has been an alcoholic and homeless for an astonishing thirty-five years.
Dennis has been an alcoholic and homeless for an astonishing thirty-five years.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas rolls up his sleeping roll.
Tas rolls up his sleeping roll.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis points to scars on Tas's arm received during a alcoholic knife fight.
Dennis points to scars on Tas's arm received during a alcoholic knife fight.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis explodes into laughter after hears one of Tas's many jokes.
Dennis explodes into laughter after hears one of Tas's many jokes.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Alcohol can cause drammatic mood swings in Dennis from happy to dark-this was the latter.
Alcohol can cause drammatic mood swings in Dennis from happy to dark-this was the latter.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas lights up.
Tas lights up.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis drunk struggles to breath from underneath a heavy sheet of plastic. I made the picture then removed the plastic.
Dennis drunk struggles to breath from underneath a heavy sheet of plastic. I made the picture then removed the plastic.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis drunk struggles to breath from underneath a heavy sheet of plastic. I made the picture then removed the plastic.
Dennis drunk struggles to breath from underneath a heavy sheet of plastic. I made the picture then removed the plastic.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Denis's bedside table in the derelict building that is currently his abode.
Denis's bedside table in the derelict building that is currently his abode.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas shares his smoke with Dennis in the derelict building they call home.
Tas shares his smoke with Dennis in the derelict building they call home.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Love lost.
Love lost.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas (foreground and left), Dennis (Green baseball cap) drink with friends in a local park.
Tas (foreground and left), Dennis (Green baseball cap) drink with friends in a local park.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Denise delivers a volley of abuse at one of the other drinkers during a session in a local council park.
Denise delivers a volley of abuse at one of the other drinkers during a session in a local council park.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis vomits first then collapses from a high volume alcohol intake.
Dennis vomits first then collapses from a high volume alcohol intake.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis relives himself en route back to his room to sleep.
Dennis relives himself en route back to his room to sleep.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Alcohol and drug inspired writing on the wall.
Alcohol and drug inspired writing on the wall.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Into the belly of the building.
Into the belly of the building.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Corridors.
Corridors.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Corridors.
Corridors.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Corridor.
Corridor.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas heads out in the early morning to find a bottleshop that is open. He will buy a twelve dollar cask of wine then go to the park to drink it with friends.
Tas heads out in the early morning to find a bottleshop that is open. He will buy a twelve dollar cask of wine then go to the park to drink it with friends.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Blinded by the light
Tas wakes at sunrise and lights up his first cigarette of the day.
Dennis has been an alcoholic and homeless for an astonishing thirty-five years.
Tas rolls up his sleeping roll.
Dennis points to scars on Tas's arm received during a alcoholic knife fight.
Dennis explodes into laughter after hears one of Tas's many jokes.
Alcohol can cause drammatic mood swings in Dennis from happy to dark-this was the latter.
Tas lights up.
Dennis drunk struggles to breath from underneath a heavy sheet of plastic. I made the picture then removed the plastic.
Dennis drunk struggles to breath from underneath a heavy sheet of plastic. I made the picture then removed the plastic.
Denis's bedside table in the derelict building that is currently his abode.
Tas shares his smoke with Dennis in the derelict building they call home.
 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.
 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.
 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.
Love lost.
 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.
 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.
Tas (foreground and left), Dennis (Green baseball cap) drink with friends in a local park.
Denise delivers a volley of abuse at one of the other drinkers during a session in a local council park.
Dennis vomits first then collapses from a high volume alcohol intake.
 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.
 Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.
Dennis relives himself en route back to his room to sleep.
Alcohol and drug inspired writing on the wall.
Into the belly of the building.
Corridors.
Corridors.
Corridor.
Tas heads out in the early morning to find a bottleshop that is open. He will buy a twelve dollar cask of wine then go to the park to drink it with friends.
Blinded by the light

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas wakes at sunrise and lights up his first cigarette of the day.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis has been an alcoholic and homeless for an astonishing thirty-five years.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas rolls up his sleeping roll.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis points to scars on Tas's arm received during a alcoholic knife fight.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis explodes into laughter after hears one of Tas's many jokes.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Alcohol can cause drammatic mood swings in Dennis from happy to dark-this was the latter.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas lights up.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis drunk struggles to breath from underneath a heavy sheet of plastic. I made the picture then removed the plastic.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis drunk struggles to breath from underneath a heavy sheet of plastic. I made the picture then removed the plastic.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Denis's bedside table in the derelict building that is currently his abode.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas shares his smoke with Dennis in the derelict building they call home.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Love lost.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas (foreground and left), Dennis (Green baseball cap) drink with friends in a local park.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Denise delivers a volley of abuse at one of the other drinkers during a session in a local council park.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis vomits first then collapses from a high volume alcohol intake.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Dennis relives himself en route back to his room to sleep.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Alcohol and drug inspired writing on the wall.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Into the belly of the building.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Corridors.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Corridors.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Corridor.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

Tas heads out in the early morning to find a bottleshop that is open. He will buy a twelve dollar cask of wine then go to the park to drink it with friends.

Summary: These pictures are a reportage of the daily struggle of life of alcoholic and homeless people who live in Newcastle, Australia. The lives of alcoholics in Newcastle, show patterns of structured behavior with territorial and social layers. They have a distinctive group identity and a moral order is present. Their subculture is complex with strains of non-patriarchal and patriarchal relations combined with little tolerance towards outside groups. The moral code of the alcoholics subculture may be a reaction to their histories of abuse but is also conservative in reproducing aspects of the culture that they resist. The social networks and in some cases the deep seated friendships made on the street provide a force of survival.

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