marfa, marfa, texas
A series of photographs documenting the town of Marfa, Texas, where young Mexican children were forced into segregated schools by Anglo settlers to learn and speak English. The Blackwell School is one of the historical sites of this practice.
el paso – ciudad juarez, ciudad juarez, chihuahua – el paso, texas
A series of photographs documenting the cities of Juarez and El Paso which are divided by the United States militarized border.
quintana road, san antonio, texas (2022)
Photography documenting the community memorial to the 53 migrants who lost their life in a trailer truck in San Antonio, Texas on June 27, 2022. 67 people were locked up inside an abandoned trailer without water or air conditioning for at least 4 hours in the middle of a heatwave in Texas, with temperatures reaching 114ºF (46ºC). It is believed to be one of the worst migration tragedies in U.S. history.
robb elementary, uvalde, texas (2022)
Photography documenting the community memorial to the victims of the school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas that took place on May 24, 2022. 19 students and 2 teachers were gunned down and killed by an armed shooter while Uvalde police waited over 1 hour in the hallways of the school and never entered the classrooms while preventing parents from attempting to rescue their children.
aid for ukraine, texas (2022)
Street photography taken during the coronavirus pandemic amidst the Biden administration’s unprecedented delivery of over $55+ billion in aid/weapons to prolong the armed conflict in Ukraine. The United States has an estimated homeless population of over half a million people.
chickens coming home to roost, dallas, texas (2020)
A visual documentation of the site of John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. The former U.S. president’s assassination sparked a plethora of conspiracy theories in the American popular consciousness that persist to this day.
Kennedy’s administration escalated U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War and oversaw a failed U.S. military invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs in 1961. Various white supremacist terrorist bombings by segregationists in the south targeting civil rights activists occurred during his term in office. At news of the assassination, African-American leader and human rights activist Malcolm X infamously likened it to “chickens coming home to roost”.
dmv diaspora, washington d.c. metropolitan area (2018-2019)
A photo survey of the diversity of the Latino diaspora in the Washington metropolitan area, a region with a substantial Central American population. Photos were taken throughout the D.C., Maryland, Virginia area at different cultural events.
chinese manhattan, flushing, queens, new york city (2018)
A street photography series documenting a day in the Flushing, Queens neighborhood. Flushing is home to the largest Chinatown outside of Asia and the largest in New York City. It is commonly referred to as the “Chinese Manhattan”.
cuba libre, la habana, cuba (2018)
A street photography series composed of various snapshots of life across the city of Havana.
room 306, memphis, tennessee (2020)
A series of photographs documenting the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee as it stands today. The motel was the site of the assassination of black civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968 as he was visiting the city to support a sanitation workers strike.
According to a Memphis jury’s verdict on December 8, 1999, in the wrongful death lawsuit of the King family versus Loyd Jowers “and other unknown co-conspirators,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by a conspiracy that included agencies of the U.S. government.