Yalalteca, Indigenous Mexican visual artist and storyteller based between Mexico and the United Kingdom. She uses photography to explore ways of addressing identity and its connections with territory, migration, and community bonds. Fabián...
Focus:Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Fine Art, Documentary, Film, Photography, Events, Art, Arts & Culture, Entrepreneur
Covering:Europe,Latin America,USA & Canada
Skills:Digital Printing, Infrared Photography, Photo Assisting, Historical Processing, Photo Editing, Mixed Media, Retouching, Film Processing, Film Photography
Two dancers performin Cuerudos traditional dance, and a tubist from the Yalalaltecos Unidos band, based in Mexico city.
Over religious celebrations different dancers groups performed traditional dances.
October, Mexico City, 2018.
My cousins Jorge and Rene Fabian at the San Juan Celebration in Yalalag neighborhood in Oaxaca city, June 2018.
My cousins Jorge and Rene Fabian move back to Oaxaca city from Mexico city, around 5 years ago. They were rised at our community based there, as soon they arrived in Oaxaca city they integrated to our community living here.
Traditional houses in Yalalag keep their smoke kitchen, a place where our most ancestral recepies are recreated. Beans, corn, zuchinni, tomatos, chillies and quelites are part of our native diet. Our practices survive, even with the insertion of “new” food or cooking practices.
Yalalag, Oaxaca, México. January 2018
Communal time. The sound of the wood on fire and the smoke always accompanies the laughs and good moments that women share while they are cooking, making our festivities possible. Working together is our style of life, sadly transformed in the last months.
Yalalag, Mexico. 2020 Mexico