Bayeté Ross Smith
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Gatling (America) explores the idea of guns and gun ownership through portraits of gun owners and their guns.
The issue of gun ownership is a very polarizing one. Very often it is raised through extreme view points on either end of the spectrum, pro and con. Rarely is the ordinary citizen who happens to own a gun depicted. Gatling America looks at gun owners as actual people with a cultural perspective. It creates a realistic gaze into this world and creates a more accurate understanding of who owns guns and why. Therefore examining what our cultural relationship with guns truly means and how we can navigate it.
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