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CONTACT HIGH: PHOTOGRAPHER RICKY FLORES ON SHOOTING EARLY B-BOYS AND B-GIRLS

The Contact High Project featured my work on Mass Appeal written by Vikki Tobak which features Myrna and Danny dancing in 52 Park in the South Bronx during the mid 80’s.  This contact and a selected […]

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Coming to Photoville

I will be part of the Contact High: Hip-Hop’s Iconic Photographs and Visual Culture curated by Vikki Tobak.  Follow link for more information.  

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How hip hop rose from the ashes of the Bronx | Dazed

For a decade the government turned its back as the Bronx burned. Photographer Ricky Flores captured his home city’s enduring spirit as its residents found hope in a new art movement – hip hop Check […]

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Hip Hop Evolution

Hip Hop Evolution, a documentary, featured multiple images of mine during the dawning of Hip Hop in the South Bronx.  It is a 4 part available on Netflix and HBO.  Check out the trailer below.

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Revolutions On Air: The Golden Era of New York Radio 1980 – 1988

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When the beat was born

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Dyptychs

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2015

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Ricky Flores : Fight the Power

RICKY FLORES: FIGHT THE POWER Miss Rosen for NYC, 1981 Born to Puerto Rican parents in New York in 1961, Ricky Flores grew up in the Tremont and Longwood sections of the Bronx. In 1980, […]

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South Bronx Family Album

Cuadritos de Ayer / Cuadritos Perverso is a provocative look at how photography is used to fetishize a marginalize culture in general and that of the South Bronx in particular. It is an attempt to […]

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