Monday, November 02, 2009
Dulce Pinzon / "The Story of the Real Superheroes"
Opening Friday, November 6th, 6-8PM
In conjunction with Fotoweek, Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts will be featuring the Mexican Photographer, Dulce Pinzon's series, "The Story of the Real Superheroes" (www.dulcepinzon.com/superheroes.htm), which satirically documents Latino immigrants in New York City, working in their mundane environments donning superhero costumes. In doing so, Pinzon raises questions of both Americans' definition of heroism and ignorance of and indifference to the workforce that fuels the ever-consuming US economy. The opening is on Friday, November 6th, 6-8PM and will be co-sponsored by the Mexican Cultural Institute.
Bernabe Mendez from the State of Guerrero works as a professional window cleaner in New York he sends 500 dollars a month. Bernabe Mendez originario de Guerrero trabaja limpiando vidrios en los rascacielos de Nueva York manda 500 dólares al mes.
Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts
1632 U Street, NW | Washington DC | 20009