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Location: New York and Bogota
Nationality: Colombian
Biography: Joana Toro Colombian is a self-taught photographer based in both New York City and Bogota, Colombia. Her work explores issues of immigration, human rights and identity and was featured on The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian... read on
Daily life inside in the Dressing Room at local Latino gay club Jackson Heights, Queens New York. In the dressing room, and out go the troubles and the sorrows. This is a temple of transformation where they all socialize together, honoring the beauty ritual  of ‘becoming’. In this project the subjects transfigured themselves, becoming something luminous into “The Dressing Room” spite of the hardships they left at the door.

Dentro de este camerino la comunidad LGBT Latina deja tras la puerta sus problemas y tristezas este lugar se transforma en un templo de transformación donde se honra la belleza de ser.


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