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Events News
Mystery of the Disguise and Album Exhibition in Coyolillo, Veracruz, México
koral carballo
Mar 31, 2021
As part of the project "We were always here" two exhibitions will be held in the Afro-Mexican community of Coyolillo, Veracruz, Mexico starting March 17 to April 1, 2021.

The first exhibition  "El misterio del disfrazado" (The mystery of the disguise) and it is the prologue of the project 'Siempre estuvimos aquí' (We were always here). This exhibition was outdoors in the streets of the town. The curatorship and museography was done by Octavio López Zaragoza and Sebastián Zaragoza.

The second exhibition entitled "The past is a territory where I would like to return" is the result of the Album workshop that took place on March 12, 13 and 15 at the Ri-Sueños facilities in the community.  The participants were:

Epifanía Acosta López

Mallerly Acosta Reyes

Kevin Acosta Zaragoza

Maria Arcelia Carranza Carreto

Daniela Lopez Carreto

Daria López López

Omar Lopez Lopez

Enriqueta López Zaragoza

Itzela Mendez

Bárbara Moreno Turcott

Janeth Ramirez López

Lisbet Guadalupe Ramirez López

Teofila Zaragoza León

Sebastian Zaragoza

More info about "Siempre estuvimos aquí" proyect visit

This project is made possible by funding from the Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant and Coinversiones Culturales del Fondo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes in México (FONCA).

Koral Carballo

Koral Carballo ( b. Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico in 1987) She tells stories related to identity, violence and territory; dissolving frontiers between photojournalism and visual arts. She began her career as a photojournalist in 2009 and in 2016 she decided to leave the local media to investigate her own long-term projects. She is currently working as a photojournalist, documentary photographer, visual storyteller and freelance artist.
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