As the sun began to peak on the horizon, we met atop the tallest building on this side of the world-central park tower. The tower crane was still up and we decided to ascend the massive structure to the top. As I climbed, I turned around to see my good friend take a photograph and snapped this picture as he made his way up this megalithic crane.
Isaac “Drift” Wright is an U.S. Army special operations veteran as well as an urban explorer and photographer specializing in portraying the essence of exploration. He has coined the phrase “To the moon and never back” as both his philosophy and motto live by. He believes that there is more, to us and to life, and that the pursuit of this is the highest of human endeavors.
His aim is to bring to the surface deeper realities of the world in hopes of inspiring others to go beyond and explore in their own lives as he believes the possibility of growth is the most exciting of all human prospects. In December of 2020, He was incarcerated for his work where he had both his race and his military background used against him. He would fight for six months before the story appeared on the cover of the New York Times on June 6th, 2021.
12th September 2021