Each of Graham MacIndoe’s drug ‘baggies’ brands a different high

Some time ago in New York City, during a period of addiction, photographer Graham MacIndoe collected empty ‘baggies’.

These are the packets of a commodity that is not only illegal to promote, but forbidden to buy, sell and consume. Despite this, the empty wraps, all of which had once contained heroin, had crudely printed graphics and ‘brand names’ that referenced pop culture and escapism. MacIndoe carefully photographed each one …

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