Alejandra Rajal

Documentary Photographer
Confraternity / Brotherhood
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality: Mexican
Biography: Alejandra Rajal is a documentary photographer born and based in Mexico. Her vision focuses mainly on creating awareness of different realities, aiming to social conscience. Currently, she works as a freelance photographer dividing her time between... read on
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Confraternity / Brotherhood
Credits: alejandra rajal
Date of Work: 02/01/18 - Ongoing
Updated: 06/03/20
Location: Puebla, Mexico
Cultus is a project where I am trying to understand the evolution of faith in Mexico after the evangelization of it. This first part explores an ultraconservative group that arrived in 1545 and eventually was forgotten during the "Reforma Laws" (1861), usually known as a Confraternity or Brotherhood. I´ve been documenting the Confraternity of Nazarenos that went through a 132-year-old ban in Puebla, Mexico, and their efforts to adapt to a new era.

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