Katinka Merchan Depicts a Prescription Medication Addict

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Feb 13, 2010 • References:
These relief-style photographs by Katinka Merchan depict a female who appears to be addicted to prescription medication. This pill-popper is so ready for her next fix that the giant tabs protrude from her lips like crooked teeth. It's a beautiful series, if a bit bizarre.

Katinka Merchan's portfolio is chock-full with features that play on drugs, mental illness and addiction. After you see more of these relief-style photos, check out her portfolio on the left for more. Stats for Pill-Popping Photo Shoots Trending: Older & Mild
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