came across these SALTON SEA settlers while taking a break from shooting for a july ’09 spread .
LEONARD, the creator of the monument to universal love (see last link) .
BILLY, the one thumbed, one lunged, gold panning vietnam vet .
bill slab city x noavithe next generation of the desert.

the gang posted up:
looking for new angles on SALVATION MOUNTAIN


banned from the oakwood yearbook,
i took this photograph of my younger sister as her senior portrait. touting itself as a bastion of liberal thought, the school felt the need to “compromise” by printing the full-page image with a bar across ADI’s backside.
© noavi 2006