Jose Angel Rodriguez

José Angel Rodríguez has chronicled the experience of displaced populations in Chiapas for over 40 years. Through his photography and teaching, José Angel has nurtured the development of a new generation of photographers, translating his experience of many years as an assistant in the darkroom to the iconic Mexican photographer Manuel Alvarez Bravo.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Jose Angel Rodriguez


Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

This exhibit highlights the role of photography in creating public narratives of life struggles and social movements in Chiapas, Mexico. It builds on the media awareness generated by the Zapatista indigenous rebellion of 1994. Since then, social and political conflicts have led to displacement and confrontation, often generating multiple narratives of these events.

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