Dead at 75, Photog Bill Eppridge


Dead at 75, Photog Bill Eppridge

NPR reports: Photography Phone Call: Are Snapshots Dead?

 HBO Documentary Film - Witness: Juarez

I wanted to develop my own desert look…I was unsure how the journalistic community would take it. It was a form of manipulation. They’d say, ‘That’s not how things look.’ But to me, the way things felt kind of trumped that concern.

Eros Hoagland

Gonzalez, D (2012, November 27)  A Reckoning at the Frontier, New York Times

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - Mounted police officers patrolled the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez where vehicle traffic is impossible. 

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - Mounted police officers patrolled the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez where vehicle traffic is impossible. 

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - A cemetery in Tijuana held many claimed by criminal violence, according to the cemetery’s undertaker.

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - A cemetery in Tijuana held many claimed by criminal violence, according to the cemetery’s undertaker.

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - The police detained a man caught with heroin in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - The police detained a man caught with heroin in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - A man peered out the window of his truck outside of Ciuda Juarez. The area has been especially terrorized by a variety of principals in the region’s drug war.  

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - A man peered out the window of his truck outside of Ciuda Juarez. The area has been especially terrorized by a variety of principals in the region’s drug war.  

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - A special operations task force of Tijuana police conducted a night raid in southeastern Tijuana, Mexico.

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - A special operations task force of Tijuana police conducted a night raid in southeastern Tijuana, Mexico.

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - Western Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - Western Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - An altar’s shadow near a highway that is often used to ship drugs to and from Tijuana, Mexico.

Eros Hoagland (b. 1969, USA) - An altar’s shadow near a highway that is often used to ship drugs to and from Tijuana, Mexico.

Capturing Calamity in Mexico City

William S. Burroughs once described Mexico City as “sinister and gloomy and chaotic, with the special chaos of a dream.” In fact, the sprawling megalopolis, home to 20 million people, is insistently literal—at once intensely alive and decaying, filled with bodies and odors and clangor. For the last 50 years, photographer Enrique Metinides has cataloged Mexico City’s human calamities: murders, suicides, plane crashes, car wrecks, derailed trains, collapsed buildings, gas fires. His photographs—most of them published by the tabloids La Prensa and Alarma!…

Jeremy  Lybarger | Mother Jones

ENRIQUE METINIDES | ART TALK | VICE

Enrique Metinides (b.1934, MX) -  Mexico City, 1970
A flying instructor and his student lose their lives after their plane’s engine fails

Enrique Metinides (b.1934, MX) -  Mexico City, 1970

A flying instructor and his student lose their lives after their plane’s engine fails

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