I recently took a trip to the Dominican Republic, I wanted to document how diverse their lives are in comparison to the western world. Far from a digital identity as a counterpart/confidant they exist solely in the moment. Flip phones, spotty wifi, constant attempts to sell whatever possible to an obvious foreigner. An overall underlying tension of disdain beneath the beautiful scape. Conversations were spotty because of language barriers, interactions were usually based off of a hope for some sort of monetary exchange- never enough to annoy but always enough to feel a sense of need. An oasis that’s missing it’s core. View the full editorial on Coeval Magazine or in the editorial section.