Photographer Perla de León’s videos screened for Black History Month at Manhattan Plaza


In Perla de Leon’s pieces–the Smithsonian writes–and in many of those of photographers who concentrate on portraiture of residents of the South Bronx, it’s the gleefulness and joy of children making their own playscape out of their surroundings using only their imagination.

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Image above: Perla de León’s Welcome to the Neighborhood (1980)

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