SPOTLIGHTFragments of Machismo: Confronting Latin American MasculinityUsing archival photographs and a personal connection to two charged sites of masculinity—the military and prison—this series explores and confronts the long-entrenched notion of Latin American “Machismo.”Read More
Fragments of Machismo: Confronting Latin American Masculinity
Using archival photographs and a personal connection to two charged sites of masculinity—the military and prison—this series explores and confronts the long-entrenched notion of Latin American “Machismo.”
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The idea of an “emerging talent” is an enticing but nebulous concept. Who are these talents? How are they discovered? How do they emerge? By following the arc of two very different artists, some...
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La Creciente: Island Life in Argentina’s Paraná Delta
Living among islands in a river delta for three years, a photographer captures a series of nighttime portraits that convey the visual and poetic impact of a life surrounded by flowing water.
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