David Schonauer

Spotlight: Discovering Oaxaca, As a Mexican-American

By David Schonauer   Monday September 24, 2018

Julie Cabral discovered Oaxaca, Mexico, in 2016. Cabral, a graduate of California Institute of the Arts who is based in Los Angeles, had been to been to Oaxaca many times, but it was only when she went to visit her grandparent there two years ago that she truly saw the place. "I'd never seen how beautiful and politically charged the landscape is," she ...   Read the full Story >>

Spotlight: Annick Donkers Photographs the Spirit Animal Healers of Costa Chica

By David Schonauer   Monday September 17, 2018

Annick Donkers first went to Mexico's Guerrero state in 2016. "To celebrate the New Year, a friend and I went to the beach in Marquelia, which is part of the coastal region known as the Costa Chica," says the Mexico City-based documentary photographer. "For me it was special that this region was home to Afro Mexicans -- Mexicans descended from African slaves. Outside this ...   Read the full Story >>

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