Sunday, February 28, 2010

Designing her book cover

Designing her book cover, originally uploaded by TealDream.

Elvita Robledo paints the cover of her pop-up book during "Books Full of Love", the second workshop in a year-long series of art workshops organized by East Harlem artist Tanya Torres.

Abuela Ana's Yuca Recipe

This is my first SoundSlide. Its of my best friends' grandmother, Ana Gonzalez. She also raised me; they all lived in the apartment floor above mine in Brooklyn, NY. I visited her recently and she started to make me one of her yuca recipes. This is the result.

Saturday, February 27, 2010


Sunlight, originally uploaded by TealDream.

Sunlit bathroom.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Rush of life

A Clown late to work, originally uploaded by TealDream.

A clown late to work near Flatbush.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Flowers from Park Slope

Flowers from Park Slope market, originally uploaded by TealDream.

Flowers picked up for a 70-something-year-old.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Hung to dry

Green mop, originally uploaded by TealDream.

Green mop, view outside a Brooklyn apartment.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Waiting on the stoop

Waiting on the stoop, originally uploaded by TealDream.

My grandmother waiting on her stoop in the Summer of 2009, about to run some errands in Brooklyn.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Brooklyn Bathroom

Brooklyn bathroom, originally uploaded by TealDream.

A view of my grandmother's bathroom in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Bodega Politics: Abuela Collection

Politics in the Bodega, originally uploaded by TealDream.

This photo is of my grandmother, Rosa Baez. It was taken this past fall at my father's Latin market. In the photo, my grandmother is discussing politics, a subject she can grow very zealous about. This photo is part of my Abuela Collection.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Brooklyn bathroom

Brooklyn bathroom, originally uploaded by TealDream.

The view outside Rosa Baez's bathroom in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Baez, originally from the Dominican Republic, has been living in the same apartment for over 10 years.