Stories are my medium to share everyday moments, showcase unfamiliar cultures and transcend the human condition. However, I also perceive the world through the lens of a geographer and I’m fascinated by how economic, political and cultural structures affect the autonomy of individuals and societies. It’s no wonder why I’m drawn to themes such as immigration, institutional racism, globalization and environmental injustice. I'm an Ohio University alumni who recently left southeast Ohio for southeast Asia.
2016 - Eddie Adams Workshop 2016
Rody Corpuz, is one of the thousand farmers of the Alliance of Agriculture workers. They were promised 5,000 hectares of land by the Philippine Supreme Court decision five years ago. However, they have yet to be granted the land by the Conjuangco-Aquino family. The farmers are in an active struggle with the family that has the backing of the national Philippine police force.
Kadamay protestors outside of the National Housing Authority after they threatened to evict the occupation group from Bulacan, Philippines.
Laízaro Quintero Alvarez, from left, Dariel Pérez Pacheco, José García Thousands of Cuban migrants have flooded the small town since the Nicaraguan government closed its border to any illegal migration on November 13, 2017. Many government shelters have reached their capacity and new Cuban arrivals have resorted to sleeping in the streets and other public areas. Pérez, above, and Vladimir Infante Hurtado shave and wash themselves in one of the Costa Rican shelters. They have grown accustom to the lack of privacy since they started their journey north from Cuba to Ecuador and through Central America.