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on Huck Magazine: Spirituality and storytelling in Afro-Ecuadorian communities
johis alarcón
Aug 9, 2019

In an ongoing project, photographer Johis Alarcón explores identity within Ecuador’s African diaspora through the lens of ‘Cimarrona’ – the wild female spirit.

 Spirituality and storytelling in Afro-Ecuadorian communities
The term ‘Cimarrona’ refers to what Johis Alarcón calls “the wild female spirit”. In her ongoing visual project (itself titled Cimarrona), the Ecuadorian photographer explores identity in Afro-Ecuadorian communities through this lens. ...

Johis Alarcon Photography

Johis Alarcon is a female Ecuadorian photojournalist whose work is focused on socio-cultural humanitarian and gender issues, primarily in Latin America.
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