Johis Alarcón

Photographer
  
Linked
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
Public Story
Linked
Credits: johis alarcón
Date of Work: 10/17/18 - 11/01/18
Updated: 10/21/19
LINKED

In Limoncito, a small town located in the Bolivian Amazon, the Lira family, composed of a mother and three daughters, promote the creation of a group of women weavers in defense of the Women’s Law. Their daily life is tied together; along with daughters, granddaughters and nieces they have overcome their own stories of gender violence. They find in weaving a form of healing, a collective encounter with other communities; a braid woven from strength, family and the knowledge transmitted through generations in their territory.

20 Fotógrafos/ Bolivia 2018
929

By Johis Alarcón —

STORY

Portraits

By Johis Alarcón
STORY

Cimarrona

By Johis Alarcón — Cimarrona: Women and  Afro Spirituality in Ecuador  (ongoing) The term Cimarrona refers to the wild female spirit, which holds an African..
STORY

Ecuador Unrest

By Johis Alarcón
STORY

Machachi

By Johis Alarcón — MACHACHI Loose Roots, New Traditions Machachi, cantonal capital of Mejía, is a city that has stretched throughout a valley adjoining..
STORY

Back to the Market

By Johis Alarcón — Back to the Market Project that document the daily life in rural and urban Quito´s markets, their traditions, food, religious practices and..
STORY

San Roque

By Johis Alarcón — San Roque.  Barrio Bravo, from revolt to oblivion. As it happens with many places in Latin America, modernity bursts with everyday life, but..
STORY

"The 3x8" Behind the city

By Johis Alarcón — 3 X 8 "BEHIND THE CITY" Collective Project by Johis Alarcón and Edu León The 3x8 is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the..
STORY

Ghetto Dreamers

By Johis Alarcón — Ghetto Dreamers: Families behind bars. Victims of the prison system in Ecuador With the approval of the new Penal Code in Ecuador, a new..
STORY

Cimarrona

By Johis Alarcón — Women and Afro spirituality in Ecuador. ongoing project The term Cimarrona refers to the wild female spirit, which holds an African essence and..
Join us
for more access