'Reconnected' by Dominican Artist M. Tony Peralta

The New York Times
Heritage in All Its Rich Hues
M. Tony Peralta Explores His Dominican Roots

In the capital, Santo Domingo, as well as in areas of rural poverty, he captured the image for his work “El Pollero,” which shows a preteenage butcher chopping up chickens while wearing a navy blue cap with a dollar sign on it. Visiting his uncle Marcelo, Mr. Peralta snapped the photos in “Los Chamaquitos,” featuring a band of noisy neighborhood kids, like those in the film “The Goonies,” who hang out on the curb in front of the colmado, a grocery that sells everything from batteries and beers to beans by the peso

Learn more about M. Tony Peralta at his official website: mtonyperalta.com

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