New York-based photographer Omar Robles continues his quest to journey the world and doc dancers in several international locations (beforehand right here and right here). After listening to Donald Trump saying “When Mexico sends its folks, they don’t seem to be sending their finest” in certainly one of his speeches, Omar determined to go to this nation subsequent. “I set myself to show these phrases flawed and present how stunning Mexico and its folks actually are,” he mentioned.
Robles teamed up with FujiFilm, contacted a great variety of native dancers and went to Mexico Metropolis to shoot. “The rhetoric that permeates our occasions is unfortunately about division and segregation,” the photographer mentioned. “The heat with which the folks of Mexico acquired me and the dancers as we shot alongside the streets really impressed me.”
Robles additionally had the chance to witness Mexico metropolis throughout its Day of the Lifeless celebrations. “Daring and vibrant colours in every single place, mirroring the characters of the individuals who name this metropolis dwelling,” he recalled. “The identical who curiously stood by whereas I photographed the dancers and on many events even supplied ovations after witnessing our shoots.”