Mission Gold Project. ‘Mission Gold’ is a photojournalism project exploring street life, entrepreneurship, and creativity on the streets of San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood. Many of the portraits feature the homeless living in the shadows of Silicon Valley’s wealth. The magazine is sold on the street by homeless vendors who keep all the profits and is available online at www.mission.gold .

Photographer: Nick Marzano

Country: United States

Bio: Nick Marzano is the photographer, writer, publisher and chief dumpster-diver of Mission Gold. Originally from Australia, Nick moved to San Francisco five years ago and has been documenting street life his neighborhood ever since. He believes the street is the ultimate stage and is always on the hunt for 24 characters with stories to tell.