Joseph Rodriguez

Location: New York
Nationality: American
Biography: As a documentary photographer for over 25 years, my point of view has been to work slowly when it is possible. The domestic landscape of America has been my interest for the past two decades. Today I continue to work within the social documentary... read on
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Brooklyn Eagle: Practiced patience: The photographs of Joseph Rodriguez
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Sep 10, 2019
The photographs of Joseph Rodriguez offer a glimpse into the people and places not usually on view in gallery spaces: youth detention centers in Northern California, the gangs of East LA, sex workers in Mexico, the community in Spanish Harlem.

This month, the photographer’s work will be on view at Photoville in Brooklyn. The exhibit will showcase photos from his book “Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the ’80s,” which depicts day-to-day life in the neighborhood from the mid- to late-1980s. In December, Rodriguez is releasing his next book: “Taxi Journey Though My Windows,” which features photographs he took as a cab driver in New York City in the 1970s and 1980s.

 Practiced patience: The photographs of Joseph Rodriguez
The Brooklyn photographer's work will be on view this month at Photoville.

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