Posts Tagged ‘damaso reyes’

Damaso Reyes: Native New York, An Ongoing Visual Journey

A cutout of the Statue of Liberty guards a tree from dogs in Brooklyn. Photographed with a Leica M6 on Kodak Portra 400 film © Damaso Reyes

I belong to that seemingly rarest of species: the Native New Yorker. I was born and raised in the city, even going to college there. But since then I have spent most of my adult life wandering the globe, first living in Southeast Asia for a year and a half and for the last nine [...]

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Damaso Reyes: Speaking In Tongues

A member of a Pentecostal church in Barcelona is prayed over during a worship service. © Damaso Reyes

In 2012 Damaso Reyes was awarded a Knight Luce Fellowship for Reporting on Global Religion from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Over the course of several months he traveled to Spain, England and Ukraine to explore the spread of Pentecostal Christianity in these nations. In addition to the images featured [...]

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Bourbon, BBQ and Baseball: A Journey Across America

Our car sitting under a painted American flag in Louisville, Kentucky

It was a dream I’d had for years: to travel across the United States stopping at bourbon distilleries and BBQ joints and watching minor league baseball. Although I’ve lived all over the world from Jakarta to Berlin, I had seen relatively little of my own country. And growing up in New York City I’d never [...]

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Damaso Reyes: Cuba

Master Cuban composer and pianist Chuco Valdez annotates a composition Arturo O'Farrill created just for this trip.

Damaso Reyes recently took his M8 to Cuba for the first time, documenting the musical journey of Grammy award-winning Cuban-American Jazz composer and pianist Arturo O’Farrill as he journeyed back to the island of his father’s birth. For Americans the very word conjures up a wide range of mixed emotions. As a photojournalist I had [...]

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Damaso Reyes: Vienna From the Shadows

Dead President: A portrait of president Kennedy for sale at a flea market

I first came to Vienna in 2008 as a Fulbright Scholar and artist-in-residence at the MuseumsQuartier. I’ve since returned twice to continue my search for Vienna’s hidden corners. My goal as a photographer and my ambition for this exhibition is to show that which is familiar, but in a new light. As a documentary photographer [...]

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