Being born and raised in a tropical island myself, people often find it odd when I tell them I prefer the cold temperatures of the winter. In many ways, I feel winter invites intimacy and reflection. It also carries a sense of melancholy and nostalgia which I’ve always been fond of. We seek shelter, warmth and comfort, often times in the arms of loved ones. It also can turn into a time of renewal, much as the caterpillar hides […]
As I continue my quest to travel the world documenting dancers in different countries, my next destination after visiting Cuba last March was inspired partly by something I heard someone say not too long ago. Words that still echo in my mind, and I bet on a lot of other people’s minds. “When Mexico sends it’s people…”. The rest of that sentence is full of so much negativity and hate, I won’t even bother to repeat. And so it was, […]
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I found myself tangled between the rhythm of the ballerinas and the cadence of the Cubans that hit the streets, balancing their lives in an effort to make it through each and every day. I fell in love with that dance.
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