Carnival in A Rio Neighborhood

Carnival in Rio gets wild on the beach.. The Sambadrome is ready for people and floats like you see on TV but meanwhile… Neighborhoods all over Rio make their own party like this that I enjoyed at last year’s (2016) celebration.   All ages, all races joined in to play music together and follow the small parade around the neighborhood. Some people danced, a fair … Continue reading Carnival in A Rio Neighborhood

A message from the women of Guanajuato, Mexico 

I took these pictures in October, 2016 in Guanajuato, Mexico during the festival of Cervantino. It wasn’t related to the festival but I felt it was important to document the voices of these women. I asked a fellow traveler from Argentina to help me with the translation and she told me that there was two terrible rapes in which the women were also killed in … Continue reading A message from the women of Guanajuato, Mexico 

Visiting Mexico City Part Two: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

Diego Rivera–using his art for social justice and storytelling Palacio Nacional Bellas Artes Secretaria de Educacion I have a whole new respect for Diego Rivera’s work. I was familiar with him before but now I understand to a greater detail what he was trying to do with his artwork. Many of his themes reveal the lives of indigenous people, issues of class and capitalism and … Continue reading Visiting Mexico City Part Two: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo