So pleased to share this publication of my recent work from Cuba in LENSCRATCH, one of my favorite photography blogs. This feature is part of a larger series curated by my friend and colleague Eleonora Ronconi, which examines an individual's search for home.
Of particular importance for me, is the essay which accompanies these photos, which is a meditation on my first experience of Cuba, a land which had so long and so vividly occupied my imagination before I was able to experience it firsthand.
Today's edition of The Boston Globe has a full page review for the touring exhibition "Early Works" in which a photograph I took as a ten-year-old is featured. In his closing paragraph, Mark Feeney compares me first to Cartier Bresson and then to Lartigue.
Ok, I'm officially blushing.
And here's my piece for the exhibition.
A selection of images and a short introduction written by Arts editor Alex Zafiris are in this month's edition of Guernica Magazine.
Plus, it published on my birthday!
The full article can be found here.
Come join Hye-Ryoung Min and I as we travel through Korea with Arirang TV for their series "In Frame".
Shot this past September, Episode 1 of 2 takes us to beautiful Jeju Island:
A short portfolio of my most recent body of work "El Sistema" in the Fall 2014 American Photo Magazine "On Campus" Edition.
As a teenager growing up in Guatemala, I remember waiting with great expectation to see the new issues of this remarkable magazine arrive in the mail. The December issue of Black and White features a 10 page portfolio of my YONKEROS series in its pages. The photographs are accompanied by George Slade's wonderful essay. Issue is available on newstands now!
This past summer I reviewed two NYC exhibitions for the online publication fototazo. This month my piece is translated into Korean and published in Sajinyesul "PhotoArt Magazine".
A special issue of GQ Style Korea with the theme "The Beautiful City of Seoul" features this double-page spread with one of my images of the city. I took the photograph on one of my many endless - and fascinating - walks through the city this past summer.
This interview published yesterday in the online magazine Latinos Behind the Lens:
A selection of four images from my series Tarzan Lopez were featured in this month's Harper's Bazaar Korea issue, which explores the lives of women who live far away from Korea: on the other side of the world.
Also, included in the feature were images by Steve McCurry, Hye-Ryoung Min, Donata Wenders, Hiroji Kubota, Chien-Chi Chang and Alec Soth.
My solo exhibtion at Ryugaheon Gallery has received considerable attention in print and online media. Below is the write up in the May issue of PhotoArt Magazine. GQ, Harper's Bazaar, Grazia, Photo+ and Monthly Photo also ran features on their pages.
This month's issue of Harper's Bazaar Korea features a two-page interview where I discuss YONKEROS and my first solo exhibition in Seoul at Ryugaheon Gallery!
El Asombrario & Co