Members: A portrait essay of Latinxs in the creative community of Los Angeles. A special project in collaboration with Dano Santana for CoolHunter Mexico.

This shoot was produced in my backyard of Los Angeles, California, a city, that for a long time was known for manual jobs in commerce, construction, and services; but now with the influx of newer generations, it is an ever-evolving home to creative industries and the individuals in them.

The essay focused on two things: Individuals that were of Latino origin and that their professional endeavors be focused on creativity. Casting was done through Instagram, through hashtags and geo-locations. Aspects such as followers were not taken into consideration, keeping the importance on the individual projects and the interest to join ‘Members'. Sanchez-Kane lent 5 pieces to styling which the participants could integrate into their personal looks.

Fourteen people participated: DJs, models, producers, design students, musicians and more. This is the result of this exercise that seeks to give visibility to the Latinx creative community in Los Angeles, and create community in it.

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