Category: Photography

Photojournalism: The Girl Who Tamed the Beast

These photos were featured with the essay “The Girl Who Tamed the Beast: A True Faerie Tale” in my column “Unsettled in the Mission” published by El Tecolote on November 15, 2018. Barbie Niño is truly a remarkable woman with a stunning border crossing tale. Read More

Photojournalism: Redlined, a portrait of Mission Street

These photographs were published on April 5, 2018 with “Redlined” , an essay in my column “Unsettled in the Mission” in El Tecolote newspaper, about the history of organizing in the Mission and the changing landscape of the main commercial drag Mission Street from redlining through gentrification. Read More

Photojournalism: Threading the Life of a Mayan

These photos were featured as part of the essay “Threading the Life of a Mayan” published in my column “Unsettled in the Mission” on November 2, 2017 in El Tecolote newspaper. José Góngora and I collaborated in developing the video about his brother Luis’s murder by police, featuring his family in Teabo, and himself. José Read More

Mission Spirits: A Mission District Photo Essay

The Mission Spirits photography series is about the anonymous folk of the Mission District, who give el barrio its strong sense of place by spiriting the neighborhood. Read More

LessHome: A Mission District Photo Essay

A photo series of mattresses and carts installed on the streets by Mission residents. Read More

Still Life After Dark: A Mission District Photo Essay

Stills of storefronts and streets in the dark evoke the bustle of the daylight Mission.   Read More

Street Altars: A Mission District Photo Essay

A photo series of street altars as public expressions of grief in the Mission District. Read More