The Armenian Diaspora Project
The Armenian Diaspora Project aims to tell the story of a people largely known only for their role as the victims in one of the first genocides of the 20th century. This project is not, however, about victimhood. It is a portrait of survival.
The Golden Venture
In 1993, a human smuggling ship carrying 300 Chinese migrants ran aground outside NYC. These diptychs and portraits document the fates of some of the survivors, and the burgeoning Chinatown community they had hoped to join. A meditation on the costs of immigration policy, and the American Dream.
Coming Soon is an exploration of our relationship with the branded cities and commercial environment we live in. Giant billboards both dominate the urban landscape and blend into the background. People underneath are pulled, unaware, into a staged set merging the reality with the commercial fantasy.
Angelo emigrated to the United States illegally from Mexico when he was 14 . He graduated from Baruch College and was the Founder of MASA.ORG in the Bronx helping kids to go college. After 23 years apart from his family he returned to Mexico to get his legal status but his waiver was denied.