Erika P. Rodriguez

Freelance Photographer
   
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Biography: Countering the stereotypical representation of the Caribbean and its people. Based in Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States. I am a photographer exploring the topics of community and identity, documenting and living the... read on
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The Lit List: Awardee!
erika p. rodriguez
Aug 29, 2018
Excited to be selected as part of The Lit List: 30 Under-the-Radar Photographers organized by Authority Collective and Diversify Photo.

"The Lit List is committed to recognizing and awarding the outstanding work of photographers who are womxn, femmes, trans, non-binary people of color, or otherwise underrepresented artists."

Check out the work of the other amazing photographers selected!
 2018 Awardees - The Lit List
The Lit List: 30 Under-the-Radar Photographers in partnership with DiversifyPhoto, sponsored by Format, Wonderful Machine and Moment Lenses. The 2018 awardees include Miranda Barnes, Dana Scruggs, Josue Rivas, Kelly Marshall, and Kayla Reefer.
 
Also!
If you are in N.Y. next month stop by and check out The Lit List work at Photoville!

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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

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 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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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..
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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..
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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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