report Suspicious activity, 2015

photographed by Jeff Cravotta in Charlotte, North Carolina


report Suspicious activity is a response to rising anti-immigration sentiments and stigmatization surrounding foreigners.  Political rhetoric anchored in xenophobia, coupled with the media's obsession over terror threaten the tenet on which civil, democratic society was founded.  Among other nations, the United States, "a nation of immigrants", is placing national identity and national security in a precarious balance. What is national identity and who are we protecting and excluding as we define ourselves?