Latin American Foto Festival

Latin American Foto Festival


Jul 13, 2023 | 6pm


The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) will hold its 6th annual Latin American Foto Festival (LAFF) from July 13- 30, featuring large-scale photographs by both emerging and established, award-winning photographers, with their work displayed throughout the South Bronx’s Melrose neighborhood.

Artists featured include: Audrey Cordova | Federico Ríos Escobar | Natalia Favre | Zahara Gómez | Nicole Kramm | Cuerpas Reales, Hinchas Reales | Sonia Madrigal | Mayra Martell | Project MiRA | Musuk Nolte | Nuevayorkinos | Fernanda Pineda | Ángela Ponce | María Jesús Folil Pueller | Greta Rico

The Festival will include works from Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela–photographs representing long-term projects on missing persons; femicides; indigenous people's rights; trans rights; youth exodus; Venezuela through young girls’ eyes; women soccer fans, and Latino and Caribbean contributions to Hip Hop culture. As part of the Festival, the BDC will hold in-person workshops, tours, panel discussions, and other community events.

On View: July 13 - 30, 2023

Exhibitions on view at:

• Bronx Documentary Center, 614 Courtland Ave, NY Bronx 10451

• BDC Annex, 364 E 151st St, Bronx, NY 10455

• And outdoor locations throughout the South Bronx’s Melrose neighborhood.

Gallery Hours: Thur-Fri 3-7PM & Sat-Sun 1-5PM

Free admission

The 6th Annual Latin American Foto Festival is made possible by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by City Council member Rafael Salamanca; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul; the NY State Legislature; the National Endowment for the Arts; and Con Edison.

The Latin American Foto Festival is curated by Cynthia Rivera and Michael Kamber.

Spanish translations by Maria de la Paz Galindo.

Outdoor exhibitions printed by Photoville.

Image: © Ángela Ponce