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Lincolns, mermaids, furries and clowns: The world of conventions

Why do people participate in unusual gatherings of Santa Clauses and furry cartoon characters?

Arthur Drooker has travelled to meeting halls around the United States to photograph people who share the same obsessions.

His photos are in a new book, Conventional Wisdom, published by Glitterati.

  • 10 Sep 2016
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