Johis Alarcón

Location: Ecuador
Nationality: Ecuadorian
Biography: Johanna Alarcón (1992) is a freelance photojournalist and educator in Ecuador. Her work focuses on social, cultural, human rights and gender-related issues. She is a Member of Fluxus Foto, Native Agency and PH Museum. Her work has been... read on
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johis alarcón
Aug 18, 2019

Photoville NYC returns for its eighth year, in picturesque Brooklyn Bridge Plaza, from September 12-22, 2019. Located in Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO beneath the majestic span of the Brooklyn Bridge— will be transformed into an immersive photography village populated by 90+ repurposed shipping containers, workshops, talks, photo walks, and kid-friendly activities. It is FREE for everyone to attend and enjoy.See you there:
 Cimarrona: Women and African Spirituality
This ongoing project explores the representation of women and African spirituality: as guardians of ancestral African practices, as a method of cultural preservation, and to challenge the cultural resistance of the diaspora in the Ecuadorian...

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By Johis Alarcón — On assignment for The New York Times Latin America’s Outbreaks Now Rival Europe’s. But Its..

Women Photograph Workshop

By Johis Alarcón — This four-day workshop for women and non-binary photographers will involve skills-building sessions, artist..
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Festival Internacional Mujeres más que Fotógrafas

By Johis Alarcón — Festival Internacional Mujeres más que Fotógrafas que se desarrollará en el marco de la..
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World Press Photo: 6x6 talents from South America

By Johis Alarcón — Honored to be recognized by the World Press Photo as one of the 6 x 6 Talent from South America. Congrats to..

De l’Afrique à l’Équateur

By Johis Alarcón — Des communautés entières quittent leur pays d’origine pour s’enraciner  dans..

on Huck Magazine: Spirituality and storytelling in Afro-Ecuadorian communities

By Johis Alarcón — In an ongoing project, photographer Johis Alarcón explores identity within Ecuador’s African..

on AJ+ en Español: ¿Crees que las comunidades afro tienen suficiente reconocimiento en América Latina?

By Johis Alarcón — @johis.alarcon es una fotógrafa que explora cómo se representan y cuál es la..

The Eddie Adams Workshop

By Johis Alarcón / New York City — The Eddie Adams Workshop is the only tuition-free photojournalism seminar of its kind. Applicants at the..
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2nd Annual Latin American Photo Festival/ Bronx Documentary Center

By Johis Alarcón — At a Latin American Photo Festival, Poetic and Political Imagery Artists bring their unconventional..

on The New York Times: Afro-Ecuadoreans Maintain Identity Through Spiritual Practices

By Johis Alarcón — The photographer Johis Alarcón documented not just the indelible influence of African culture in..
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