Photography Quote by Joseph Rodriguez

“Raised in violence, I enacted my own violence upon the world and myself. What saved me was the camera — its ability to gaze upon, to focus, to investigate, to reclaim, to resist, to re-envision.”

– Documentary Photographer Joseph Rodriguez

See Rodriguez’s latest show “Cultural Memory Matters” at NYC’s 601Artspace through March 12, 2011.


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