Netza Moreno is a Chicano photographer based in the South Bronx. Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and raised in rural Northern California, he moved to New York City in 1999 and received a BA in Sociology from Hunter College in 2007. He went on to work with Esperanza Del Barrio, an organization devoted to the betterment of the Latino/a working class, eventually serving as the organization’s Executive Director. In 2012, he graduated from the Documentary Photography/Photojournalism program at New York’s International Center for Photography. Moreno has exhibited work at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx Arts Space, ICP and at the Longwood Art Gallery, and has published his work in ICP’s Shift Book (ICP, 2012). He uses his background in community organizing as a focal point for his photographic study. His work has found him documenting communities in Mexico, Cuba, Guatemala, the farming communities of Central California, as well as his base in the Bronx. Through his work, Moreno interrogates the intersections of communities caught at the nexus of struggle and survival.
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