Erika P. Rodriguez

Photographer
   
For The NY Times: The Last Days of Cockfighting
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... MORE
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For The NY Times: The Last Days of Cockfighting
erika p. rodriguez
Jan 1, 2020
Location: puerto rico
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The Last Days of Legal Cockfighting in Puerto Rico
A story written by Patricia Mazzei about the upcoming federal ban on cockfighting in the island.
“This is our life,” Mr. Figueroa said on a recent morning as he tossed dried corn kernels into the birds’ feeding dishes. “If they take this away from us, what are we going to do? I’m 70 years old. No one else is going to give me a job.”


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