Joana Toro Colombian is a self-taught photographer based in both New York City and Bogota, Colombia. Her work explores issues of immigration, human rights and identity and was featured on The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian...
Focus:Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Designer, Street Art, Documentary, Educator
Every day at 7:00 pm since the 30th of March of 2020, people take some minutes to express “thank you!” from their windows to doctors and essential health care workers. Something positive about this pandemic is how we are making connections while we are isolated. This is an opportunity for New Yorkers to acknowledge neighbors who in regular circumstances you may never look at and smile.
All pictures are taking in my neighborhood with the intention to make a personal connection with my neighbors.