xochimilco, ciudad de méxico (2021)
A photograph series documenting Xochimilco Ecological Park in the southern Mexico City borough during the coronavirus pandemic.
Noted for its trademark “trajineras”, boats similar to gondolas that ferry visitors and tourists alike, the park and surrounding canals are some of the few areas left in the Valley of Mexico that still retain a significant number of “chinampas”, pre-Hispanic artificial lake islands constructed for agricultural use by the Aztecs.
The area was declared a biological reserve by the Mexican government in 1984 and and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.
día de muertos, mexico city (2021)
A photography series documenting Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City in 2021, the first year large celebrations of the traditional holiday were allowed to be held since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
el país más surrealista del mundo, ciudad de méxico – estado de méxico – oaxaca – guerrero – veracruz – baja california (2020-2021)
A series of photographs shot all across the country inspired by the founder of surrealism André Breton’s famous assertion that Mexico is the most surrealist country in the world.
paisaje maya, yucatán – quintana roo, méxico (2020)
A series of landscape portraits taken throughout the Yucatán peninsula of various beaches, lakes, rivers and cenotes.
mercado sonora, ciudad de méxico (2021)
A series of photographs documenting the Sonora Market in Mexico City during the coronavirus pandemic. Established in 1957, the market is known for its large selection of medicinal herbs and occult items dedicated to the practice of Brujería, Santería, Voodoo and La Santa Muerte.
pandemia, cuautitlán, estado de méxico (2021)
A mobile series of photos from the point of view of a “combi” (microbus) ride in the State of Mexico taken during “semáforo rojo” (red light), the highest government alert for coronavirus contagion risk in the country. In recent years the danger of combi rides in the State of Mexico has increased with frequent muggings of commuters on public transit.
lagunilla, ciudad de méxico (2021)
A series of photographs documenting one of the oldest and most famous tianguis-mercados (markets) in all of Mexico City. Every Sunday vendors sell antiques, clothes, art, food and everything in between.
waiting room, tijuana (2021)
A series of photographs documenting daily scenes in the border city of Tijuana, Baja California at the site of the U.S. Mexico border wall.
home, cuautitlán izcalli, estado de méxico (2016-2021)
A personal series of family photographs taken in Cuautitlán Izcalli in the State of Mexico. The name Cuautitlán is Náhuatl for “your house among the trees”.
mensajes, cuidad de méxico (2020-2021)
A series of messages left behind on the streets of Mexico City during the social and economic tumult of the coronavirus pandemic.