The extent of many people’s experience in the small capital city of Charleston, West Virginia, is undoubtedly the drive through it on an interstate highway. Still, a brief stop may be in order. As evinced by Lauren Henkin’s photographs of Charleston, revealing light shines even on the sleepiest of places—where suburban streets and empty parking lots can take on the stature of landmarks. Click here to see Henkin’s project The Other Charleston.
"The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy, and religion, — all in one." — John Ruskin