Erika P. Rodriguez

Freelance Photographer
   
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Biography: Born in the late 80s, I was raised between metropolitan city of San Juan and the green mountains of Puerto Rico. In 2009 I took a one way plane to California to complete my bachelors. After six years in the Golden State I relocated from Los... read on

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After Hurricane Maria femicides in Puerto Rico doubled, as domestic violence hides in plain sight

By Erika P. Rodriguez / Puerto Rico — In 2018, the year following Hurricane Maria, women killed by their partners in Puerto Rico doubled. I had..
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Diversify Photo & Darkroom COVID-19 Relief Print Sale

By Erika P. Rodriguez / Puerto Rico — The Diversify Photo &  Darkroom COVID-19 Relief Print Sale is up until April 20th! I am selling a..
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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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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..
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On assignment for NPR: In Puerto Rico, The Days Of Legal Cockfighting Are Numbered

By Erika P. Rodriguez — In Puerto Rico, The Days Of Legal Cockfighting Are Numbered A congressional ban on the sport was a victory..
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L.G.B.T.Q. Safe Spaces in Puerto Rico for The New York Times

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..
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[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,..
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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..
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"The Oldest Colony" in Smithsonian Magazine

By Erika P. Rodriguez — Hurricane María's impact on Puerto Rico was so large that it has shifted part of our national..
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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..
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Residency at Trinity College

By Erika P. Rodriguez — Trinity Welcomes Visiting Scholars from Puerto Rico for Weeklong Residencies
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Prints for Sale Online: Forgotten Lands Benefit Exhibit

By Erika P. Rodriguez — Last month the Forgotten Lands Collective held an exhibit at Picture Farm Gallery in Brooklyn, N.Y., in..
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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..
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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..
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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 ,..
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"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..
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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..
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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..
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"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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From The Golden State

By Erika P. Rodriguez — Hola! Greetings from Los Angeles, very-very excited to join FotoVisura. I am currently working at the LA..
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