Mexico City, a juggernaut of millions of inhabitants, fighting for survival. Its counterpoint is the mythical Axolotl, which does not undergo any metamorphosis but is losing its biotope. A bold portrait of a city.
Santa Cruz del Islote in the Caribbean, more than 1,000 people living on roughly two and a half acres, the most densely populated island in the world. Living (and surviving) in a paradise that’s running out of fish …
The prostitutes of La Merced in Mexico City: between 50 and 80, often abused and beaten, courageous, strong and completely devoid of illusions. Highly intimate confessions brimming with burlesque humour.
A film of unfulfilled dreams. Naomi Uman removed the objects of desire from a 1970s porn movie. Using nail polish remover and bleach, she made the women’s bodies invisible, frame by frame. What’s left is a phantom.