A slender figure in all black stretches, elongates, and pirouettes, then rests on a refrigerator door handle he uses as an impromptu barre in the confined kitchen of a New York City apartment. Documentary professional photographer Sofia Munoz Boullosa took the pictures for the bleach-haired, 24-year-old ballet dancer on her behalf portrait show, Pedro. The project undermines persistent generalizations of Mexican immigrants by featuring images of Mexican men named Pedro from all ages, backgrounds, and professions today.
There is Munoz’s Pedro show and dozens more compelling series that is photo Foto Feminas, an internet platform for feminine photographers from Latin America plus the Caribbean. Established and curated by Venezuelan photographer Veronica Sanchis Bencomo, the task includes a month-to-month profile of the feminine professional photographer from Latin American selected by Sanchis, a month-to-month Instagram takeover, offline displays throughout Latin America, and a mobile library of photography books that travels around the globe. The hope would be to expand the reach of feminine photographers photographers and their work, but in addition to exhibit a fresh and more humanistic viewpoint on Latin America that Sanchis believes feminine photographers could offer.
Through the ‘Pedro’ series, photo by Sofi?a Mun?oz. Due to Foto Fe?minas
Pressing through Foto Feminas, you’ll find stories that encompass documentary and art that is fine, which cover the whole continent, and range in theme through the indigenous Tsachilas of Ecuador to abortion access in Chile to street activity works in New York City’s Time Square.
“I think they don’t get stuck in stereotypes, ” Sanchis claims concerning the women that are featured. “There is a great deal about identification during these tales and I also can easily see why I have gravitated toward them. Weiterlesen