Johis Alarcón

Photographer
  
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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on Huck Magazine: Spirituality and storytelling in Afro-Ecuadorian communities
johis alarcón
Aug 9, 2019

In an ongoing project, photographer Johis Alarcón explores identity within Ecuador’s African diaspora through the lens of ‘Cimarrona’ – the wild female spirit.

 Spirituality and storytelling in Afro-Ecuadorian communities
The term ‘Cimarrona’ refers to what Johis Alarcón calls “the wild female spirit”. In her ongoing visual project (itself titled Cimarrona), the Ecuadorian photographer explores identity in Afro-Ecuadorian communities through this lens. ...
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Covid-19 Media News

on NYT: COVID19 EN AMERICA LATINA

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

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..
News Spotlight

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..
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De l’Afrique à l’Équateur

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

By Johis Alarcón — Photoville NYC returns for its eighth year, in picturesque Brooklyn Bridge Plaza, from September 12-22 ,..
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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..
Workshops

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..
Events Spotlight

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..
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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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