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...
Focus:Photographer, Photojournalist, Politics, Documentary, News, Film, Photography, Domestic, Portraiture, Culture, Arts & Culture, Freelance, Civil Rights and Social Inequality, Assignments
Hector Colón and Ana Serrano fell in love in Brooklyn in the 1950s as both tried to scratch out new lives from less than nothing. Serrano returned to Puerto Rico to care for her mother, her husband soon followed, and they retired in the house she inherited. That is where they were living when Hurricane Maria damaged the roof. Five years later, the elderly couple was still living under a waterlogged roof until a foundation offered to chip in. 2022. [The Washington Post]
Carlos Rodríguez Malavé with his sons Jahxiel, Ian and Isaac. Before Hurricane Fiona damaged their neighborhood ballpark in September, Rodríguez had formed a league for children. He was one of the coaches. 2022. [NPR]