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Anatomy of a Pose

Posing. It’s not a matter of vanity. It’s not a matter of beauty. It has nothing to do with being superficial. It’s simply that photography has become our canvas. We discover ourselves through the pictures […]

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Day of the Death: Celebrate Life

Being alive is a fatal condition. The moment we are born, we basically begin to die. I’ve always been intrigued by Death. Every year I honor her, and the effect she has in my experience of life by celebrating ‘Day of the Death’ with my family.

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The Transformative Power of Fashion

Freedom is formlessness, yet we are all contained inside our bodies. Showing on the outside what’s inside is liberating. That’s what fashion is for me. The process of learning how to dress, is so peculiar: […]

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We Should All Be Activists

I was discussing the current state of the world with a friend not long ago, and she said that the more she felt the chaos around us,  the more she wanted to stay inside her […]

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Braid your sadness away.

Braid your sadness away/ Trenza tus tristezas

When you feel sad, braid your hair. As you do, the pain gets trapped between its strands, preventing it from reaching your body. Then, wait for the wind to blow hard and run. It will […]