Brian Frank

Editorial Photojournalist
La Guerra Mexicana
Location: San Francisco, CA
Nationality: USA
Biography: b. 1979 A San Francisco native, I have worked on social documentary projects across the Americas focusing on cultural identity, social inequality, violence, workers rights and the environment.  My 2-year project, Downstream, Death of the... read on
Over 6000 people were murdered in relation to drug violence in Mexico in 2007. The drug war escalated to new heights of violence never before thought possible as the Mexican Government scrambled to deploy troops to attempt to control a thoroughly deteriorated situation.

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My American Dream

By Brian Frank — My American Dream is a look at my life and those important to me while I tried to re-find my passion for photography and storytelling, while..

Cuba Libre

By Brian Frank — Cuba, a time and place as beautiful as it is misunderstood.  An egalitarian beacon of hope, an example of oppression, flourishing beauty of art..

West Eden (in progress)

By Brian Frank — America, land of plenty.  Plenty of oil, land, food and cheap labor to bring it to your door.  The fundamental hypocrisy of a system that..

Fire for Freedom

By Brian Frank — 30-40% of California's forest fire fighters are state prison inmates, with roughly 4,000 felons on the front lines of active fires across the state...

Agave, Corazon de Mexico

By Brian Frank — Mezcal, a traditional spirit passed from indigenous ancestors to the people of Mexico has exploded in popularity in the high-end mixology bars of..

Death of The Colorado

By Brian Frank — The Colorado River, a waterway that stretches over 1400 miles from its origins in the northwest United States to the Sea of Cortez in Mexico, is a..

American Dreamscape

By Brian Frank — American, a word which can be proudly bellowed, uttered maliciously, whispered disapprovingly.  Few single words across this land have an..
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