El Color de la Diaspora

Title

El Color de la Diaspora

Creator

Edizon León
Ecuadorian

Edizon León is a potographer and cultural Activist. He is the former Director of the Fondo Documental Afro-Andino at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar.

Juan García Salazar
Ecuadorian, 1944 - 2017

Juan García Salazar was an Afro-Ecuadorian activist, community organizer, historian, photographer, teacher and recorder of the oral traditions of Black people of the region. 


Subject

Afro-Ecuadorian Diaspora

Type

photograph

Description

These photographs, part of a group taken over 35 years in Afro-Ecuadorian communities by Juan Garcia Salazar and Edizon Leon, form part of the holdings of the Fondo Documental Afro-Andean of the Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar, in Ecuador. The Afro-Andean Fondo’s primary concern in to build and maintain a political affiliation with collective visual and oral memories which are considered the most important legacy we have as Black Peoples in Ecuador and the Andean Region.

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