I am interested in showing how contemporary America at the turn of the century and throughout have documented immigration through the use of photography. This exhibit allows to showcase a unique lens from the photographer.
Japanese immigrant workers
I can't imagine what it would have been like to be foreign born and in a new country where tolerance was minimal and yet resiliency was at the forefront of many of these people. I admire their courage and strength during such unique times.
I am an immigrant from South America, my face is my historical roadmap and my heritage shows through my skin. I am proud to be an immigrant with a strong sense of identity to my past.
A long way to Go
What does his face reveal? This is a man that has come a long way from where he's been and has a long way to go. Eager and worry seem expressed in his facial features.