Erika P. Rodriguez

Freelance Photographer
For Billboard: Bad Bunny & Tommy Torres
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Biography: Erika P. Rodríguez is a photographer based in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  My personal work meditates on the fragility of the island’s collective memory and the implicit tension present by the lack of our political identity. Being... read on
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For Billboard: Bad Bunny & Tommy Torres
erika p. rodriguez
Jul 30, 2021
Location: puerto rico
Last month I had the opportunity to photograph two incredibly talented Puerto Ricans for Billboard magazine in San Juan, P.R. Tommy Torres' new album, El Playlist de Anoche, is co-produced by Bad Bunny.  

Listen to their collaboration in El Playlist de Anoche, and my personal favorite "Demasiado Amor."

Read the full story by Griselda Flores here:
Bad Bunny Goes Producer: Latin's Hottest Star Gives Tommy Torres 'Rock Star Attitude'
For his latest album, veteran singer-songwriter Tommy Torres brought in an unlikely co-producer to add "rock star attitude": Bad Bunny.

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For El País: Los nudos de la violencia de género en Puerto Rico

By Erika P. Rodriguez / puerto rico — Trenzar el cabello: los nudos de la violencia de género en Puerto Rico La crisis de violencia..
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Featured in book: 'Latinx Photography in the U.S.'

By Erika P. Rodriguez / puerto rico — Honored to be included in Elizabeth Ferrer's book of ' Latinx photography in the United States: A..

For T Magazine: Zilia Sánchez

By Erika P. Rodriguez / puerto rico — An Artist Who Transforms Paintings Into Cosmic Sculptures (Published 2019) A new exhibition in New York..
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MoCP in Chicago: Behind the Lens

By Erika P. Rodriguez / Chicago, IL — As part of the web-based serie Behind the Lens , from the  Museum of Contemporary Photography in..

For Medium: After Hurricane Maria femicides in Puerto Rico doubled

By Erika P. Rodriguez / Puerto Rico — In 2018, the year following Hurricane Maria, women killed by their partners in Puerto Rico doubled. I had..

Women Photograph: 2019 Year In Pictures

By Erika P. Rodriguez / puerto rico — A photo from the #RickyRenuncia protests this past summer was included in the Year in Pictures from Women..
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Published: November & December

By Erika P. Rodriguez / puerto rico — In the New York Times: The Last Days of Legal Cockfighting in Puerto Rico A story written by Patricia..
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For NPR: The Days Of Legal Cockfighting Are Numbered

By Erika P. Rodriguez / puerto rico — In Puerto Rico, The Days Of Legal Cockfighting Are Numbered A congressional ban on the sport was a victory..

Published: October

By Erika P. Rodriguez / puerto rico — Check out the stories published last month that I had the opportunity to work on. For Audubon: Hurricane..

For NY Times: L.G.B.T.Q. Safe Spaces in Puerto Rico

By Erika P. Rodriguez / puerto rico — I had the great opportunity to photograph this story about Puerto Rico's L.G.B.T.Q. community and their..

[PR: IN/EX] Exhibition in Los Angeles

By Erika P. Rodriguez / Glendale —   [PR: IN/EX] opens this Friday, March 1st at the Art Gallery in Glendale Community College , Glendale,..

The Lit List: Awardee!

By Erika P. Rodriguez / san juan, puerto rico — Excited to be selected as part of The Lit List: 30 Under-the-Radar Photographers organized by Authority..

In Smithsonian Magazine: 'The Oldest Colony'

By Erika P. Rodriguez / puerto rico — Hurricane María's impact on Puerto Rico was so large that it has shifted part of our national..

First-ever Latin American Foto Festival in NY!

By Erika P. Rodriguez / bronx, new york — Excited to announce I will be part of the very first Latin American Foto Festival  in N.Y. The show..

Residency at Trinity College

By Erika P. Rodriguez — Trinity Welcomes Visiting Scholars from Puerto Rico for Weeklong Residencies

Story in Audubon Magazine

By Erika P. Rodriguez — Hurricane Maria did not just affect people, but it also destroyed most of the trees home to birds and other..

Included in The Year in Pictures 2017 of the NYT

By Erika P. Rodriguez — Honored to be included in this incredible selection of photographs from 2017 by The New York Times. Take a..

In the NY Times: Puerto Rican Christmas after Maria

By Erika P. Rodriguez — After Surviving Maria, Trying to Keep Holiday Traditions Alive Large parts of Puerto Rico still don"™t have..

LensCulture feature on the Advanced Mentorship Program

By Erika P. Rodriguez — Read James Estrin's interview about Advanced Mentorship Studies program at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center ,..

"We are spectators of our history"

By Erika P. Rodriguez — My work was featured in the New York Times' Lens Blog. You can see it here: A Sad Homecoming to Puerto..

Instagram Take Over at OSF

By Erika P. Rodriguez — This week, I'm posting in Open Society Foundation's Instagram stories about the debt crisis affecting Puerto..

Today in the NY Times

By Erika P. Rodriguez — Two stories featuring recent work for the NYT on Puerto Rico and the debt crisis. Puerto Rico"™s Fiscal..

"The Debt Is Not Ours"

By Erika P. Rodriguez — A few weeks before I landed in Puerto Rico to stay indefinitely, the governor, Alejandro García Padilla,..
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