The Photo Issue 2016

Photos That Decontextualise Life in Miami

Rose Marie Cromwell's photos of Miami are inspired by the concept of an "indelible mark of purity".

by Rose Marie Cromwell
26 August 2016, 12:00am

This story appeared in the August issue of VICE magazine. Click HERE to subscribe.

In a book about Santeria, photographer Rose Marie Cromwell came across a passage that asked readers to leave behind any preconceived notions and instead approach the religion with what the book called "an indelible mark of purity". Her photos here, taken in Miami, are inspired by this idea.