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Joseph Rodriguez @ BRONX DOCUMENTARY CENTER


Joseph Rodriguez – Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the ’80s
November 11 – December 23, 2017

“Shot in the mid-to-late 80s, Joseph Rodriguez’s photographs of East Harlem capture the core of the neighborhood, a spirit of a people that survives despite the ravages of poverty, and more recently, the threat of gentrification and displacement. In a now-distant landscape littered with abandoned buildings, ominous alleyways, and the plague of addiction, the residents of Spanish Harlem persevered with flamboyant style and gritty self-reliance.”

The book Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the ’80s by Joseph Rodriguez (powerHouse books) will be released in November 2017. More information here.

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Bronx, New York 10451
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