PechaKucha Presentation

Violence, Gender and Identity

PRESENTED ON FEB 17, 2017
IN EL PASO @ VOL 15

Visual artist, filmmaker and photographer Alejandra Aragon explores the relationship between violence, gender and identity through her work.  Based in Juarez, Mexico, Alejandra's exploration of gender through her photography begins with a series of autobiographic work before revealing the exploitation of women and victims of femicide in the border region.

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