PDN Video: Daniel Castro Garcia on Photographing Refugees Differently

Posted by on Wednesday January 3, 2018 | Photojournalism

"A Eulogy for Sana" ©Daniel Castro Garcia

Since 2015, Daniel Castro Garcia has been photographing African immigrants and refugees in ways that challenge the conventional, one-dimensional narratives that have dominated news coverage here and abroad. He won the 2017 W. Eugene Smith Grant for his project, called “Foreigner: I Pera N’Tera.” In a recent interview with PDN, he explained his unconventional, collaborative approach (see “Fund Your Work: Daniel Castro Garcia Explains How He Won the 2017 W. Eugene Smith Grant“).

This exclusive PDN video features excerpts from our audio interview, with Castro Garcia discussing several images from the project and how he made them.

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Danielle Villasana’s Advice on Applying for Grants and Awards

Fund Your Work: Daniel Castro Garcia Explains How He Won the 2017 W. Eugene Smith Grant

Daniel Castro Garcia Wins $35,000 W. Eugene Smith Grant

 


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