ERIKA P. RODRIGUEZ, 29
BORN: San Juan, PR
RESIDES: San Juan, PR
EDUCATION: B.S. in Visual Journalism, Brooks Institute
CLIENTS: New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, CNN
AWARDS/EXHIBITIONS: Eddie Adams Workshop, Photographer of the Year: Association of Puerto Rican Photojournalists
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It is crucial for me to counter the stereotypical representation of the Caribbean, one generally tied to a romantic paradise with clichés that simplify and invisibilize our communities. Documenting Puerto Rico is not only my obsession, but the way I am building a visual legacy for the generations to come.