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Posts Tagged ‘Indigenous People Photography’

Movida Maya: Teaching Photography Workshop

Photography Workshop ‘Images and Identity’ When Tulum’s local NGO Movida Maya invited me to lead the ‘Images and Identity’ photography workshop with Mayan teenagers in Mexico’s indigenous fringe community Chumpón, Quintana Roo, I was humbled because the reality of these kids’ daily life challenges made my own current problems fade in comparison. Yet as soon as […]


Lake Titikaka and Beyond: Adventures in Bolivia

After filming for weeks in the deep Amazonian jungles of Manu National Park in Peru, we gave ourselves the gift of not much rest and more travel. Thus we embarked on this fabulous adventure through the exotic lands surrounding Lake Titicaca to Bolivia’s capital La Paz and ending in the mesmerizing giant desert of salt […]


Filming a documentary in Peru

Documentary Film

Dear friends of my work, I’m pleased to present the preview demo of my new documentary film project in Peru. This story about indigenous Machiguenga people of Manú National Park has preoccupied my mind and heart during all of past year and I hope you watch, share and support our efforts to give these communities […]


Return of the Machiguenga

In March-April, 2015, we traveled to Manú National Park biosphere reserve in Peru to begin filming a documentary about isolated indigenous communities of Machiguenga (Matsiguenga) people living in the Amazon rainforest along Manú and Madre de Dios rivers. Guided by two local shamans, we visited several native communities and spoke to their elders about ongoing […]