Sofía Muñoz Boullosa is a photographer who was born in Mexico City in 1989. In 2010 she became part of the staff of photographers of Ibero 90.9, a radio station in her hometown, where she covered live music events for the station and other digital media.
In 2014 she documented the lives of women working in Los Tulipanes, a local bakery located southwest of Mexico City. Since then, her work has focused on social issues related to gender violence, immigration, and the representation of Mexican culture around the world.
In 2016 she graduated from the Documentary Photography and Photojournalism Program at the International Center of Photography. She currently lives and works in New York City.
Pedro Ruiz, 28, holds a red snapper in the Sea & Sea Fish Market in Harlem, New York City, March 2016. Ruiz is from Puebla, Mexico, and he moved to New York City in 2006; he has not been back to Mexico since then. One of his chores in the market is cutting the vegetables for the food prepared in the place. His favorite way to cook fish is “Veracruzana” style, a typical east coast Mexican dish.
Pedro Reyes, 24, stands on sacks of flour in Los Tulipanes bakery in Mexico City, April 2016. Reyes' sister Eloisa Reyes (27) lives in Philadelphia; his dream is to someday start a new life in the United States. They have not seen each other for two years. Eloisa is afraid that Trump might win the presidency of the United States. She is in constant monitoring of the polls and keeps her family updated in this matter.
Pedro Rodrigo González, 24, poses in The Highline in Chelsea, New York City, March 2016. “When I think of Mexico political issues come to my mind inevitably, although I do not like talking about them much. I am very sad to see shocking news of friends and acquaintances who have horrible things happening to them. I hope the chaos ends”, he says in relation to the current political panorama in the United States. González grew up with his mother and brother in Jalapa, a city in the Mexican state of Veracruz. He has several references to American pop culture and is proud to say that his favorite Disney princess is Snow White.