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Spotlight: Esteban Torres On Tour in Colombia and NYC

By David Schonauer   Tuesday October 31, 2017

It all starts with walking. "It's an activity I do almost everyday, walking with my camera, being perceptive about the people who surround me," says Estaban Torres, a photographer based in Colombia and New York City. Two photographs that Torres shot while walking -- one taken in a small Colombian fishing village called Taganga, and the other in the New York subway -- were named ...   Read the full Story >>

Exhibitions: How La Raza Chronicled Chicano stories in LA

By David Schonauer   Friday October 27, 2017

La Raza published for just a decade, from 1967 to 1977. But during that time the newspaper became the vital chronicler of the Mexican-American struggle for equality and justice in Los Angeles. As The New York Times noted recently, La Raza "provided a vital and dynamic forum for Chicano political and cultural expression." Marking the 50th anniversary of its founding, the publication is the ...   Read the full Story >>

Latin American Fotografia: Geralyn Shukwit in Timeless Bahia

By David Schonauer   Sunday October 1, 2017

In Bahia, there is light and life. New York City-based photographer Geralyn Shukwit has been capturing both since 2011 in a series she calls "O Tempo Nao Para" ("Time Does Not Stop"). Her project started when she took a workshop with photographer Ernesto Bazan in Salvador, the capital of Brazil's Bahia state. "From the moment I arrived in Salvador, I was in love ...   Read the full Story >>

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