Hossein Fatemi

Slab City, Imperial County, Cali, USA

The abandoned remains of vehicles in the middle of Slab City, a squatters' camp about 190 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

Slab City, known as The Slabs, is named for its areas of concrete where for many years, since the military based closed, people have parked their RVs as they travel south for the winter. There is also a permanent community of 'Slabbers', around 200 people, who have established themselves living free in the Sonoran Desert where temperatures can reach 48 Celsius in the summer and, while there is no rent, there is also no water, electricity or services. Slabbers are an eclectic bunch often escaping poverty but also holding in common the desire to escape the rules and order of society in what they like to call 'the last free place on earth'.

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Hossein Fatemi
City
Slab City, Imperial County, Cali
Country
USA
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5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
5.7 MB size on disk
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