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The Drive to remember
Little insouciant novice
a restored beach
Peek a Boo Sunrise
Mzungus!
Daydream#007
Ullswater near Pooley Bridge
Monk and city
AR(R)I
Shoal
Papaya
Grey Yorkshire Morn
Part of ocean
Sunset at the Capitol
The red-beard butcher
Fire!
Quiet Streets in the Philippines
comfort
Frame of the mtb bicycle at night.
Girl fishing in Cleveland
Bi-reflection
March
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Papaya

"Edible Immigrants - the Fruits and Vegetables of Mexico" is my portrait series honoring the culture that travels into our borders. It is my hope that someday we may welcome the people of Mexico like we do the produce. But I wanted to do more than revel in the chromatic spectrum. With "Edible Immigrants," I turned my lens to a symbolic setting. I wanted these images to be a metaphor of the current controversy about immigration. This series is similar to others I have done in that it relates to Latino culture. But I also want to share what I have learned about the origins of the vegetables and fruits that we enjoy. The gardens of Mexico have given us many flavors that have adapted to international cuisine. But there are many tastes that are relatively unknown outside of Mexico.

TAGS: Fruit, Texas

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San Antonio, Texas, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Al Rendon.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
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