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New York's first Latin American Foto festival

2018-07-16 14:00:27  source: www.theguardian.com [Reprint]  author: Matt Fidler  editor: 斫子 Su Yuezhuo
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Award-winning photographers from across the Caribbean and Latin America are exhibiting their work, holding workshops and panel discussions, as well as creating installations in parks, schools, gardens and along city sidewalks

Latin American Foto festival, presented by the Bronx Documentary Center, 12-22 July 2018

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A family harvests coca leaves in Santa Rosa, Peru. In the sacred valley of the Incas, cultivation of the plants is legal as long as farmers trade through Enaco (national coca enterprise), something they don’t entirely agree with because the state established company fixes prices and buys coca leaves at low rates. Carlos Villalón will be talking on 14 July. His book Coca: The Lost War explores coca as a sacred plant and cocaine through the failed war on drugs.
Photograph: Carlos Villalon/Bronxdoc.org

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Children in Vacia Talega, Loíza, Puerto Rico, July, 1989
Photograph: Francesca von Rabenau O'Reilly/Bronxdoc.org

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Loma de Cabrera, Dajabón, Dominican Republic, 9 November 2014Elena Julienne walks from her house to her stand to sell artisan products, including milk fudge, toasted cashew nuts and coconut sweets. Originally from Haiti, Julienne is married to a Dominican man and has been selling sweets by this road for 14 years
Photograph: Tatiana Fernández Geara/Bronxdoc.org

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A photograph by 16-year-old Carmen Petzey
Photograph: Fotokids Guat/Bronxdoc.org

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A street in Puerta de Tierra, San Juan, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island in September 2017
Photograph: Erika Rodriguez for The New York Times/Bronxdoc.org

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Girls from Huancavelica, southern Peru, stand for a portrait during the international festival of street theatre in La Balanza, Comas, Lima, in 2015
Photograph: Sharon Castellanos/VII Mentor Program/Bronxdoc.org

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Jose Miguel Santi leads a night hunting expedition on his cousin’s boat in the Ecuadorean Amazon
Photograph: Misha Vallejo/Bronxdoc.org

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Llano is the name of a 10-year journey along the paths of the Llaneros, herders who live and travel along the savannas of the Orinoco basin in Colombia and Venezuela
Photograph: Juanita Escobar/Bronxdoc.org

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Tinkuy is a traditional dance of the Andes. Men dressed like huallatas, geese native to the area, dance and run around the territory of Chahuaytire before beginning the theatrical courtship with the single women of the community. Highlands of Písac, Peru, 2016
Photograph: Sharon Castellanos/VII Ment/Bronxdoc.org

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Alicia sits on her bed at home in Las Matas de Farfán, Dominican Republic, June 2009
Photograph: Tatiana Fernández Geara/Bronxdoc.org

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