Christopher Sebela

writer, wronger, rearranger

In 1982, with a camera but no car and little money, Steven Rubin hitchhiked around Maine, heading inland from the coast and finding his way to this remote region where the photographs in this exhibit were taken, living for a time in an abandoned cabin without electricity, heat, or running water.  When the winter proved too cold, he accepted a bare mattress in the corner of a family’s mobile home.  He eventually became a fixture in the community and they embraced him, at least for a time.

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