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Cristina de Middel
Spanish/Belgian, b. 1975 (Associate)
Featured Essays
Sep 3, 2019
It takes maturity and skill to roam the vast fields of Patagonia as a traditional horseman, which is why older Gauchos like Horaldo Soto, 51, here on his horse, El Engaño, earn the utmost respect. The short wool poncho, sheep skin and hat are some of the distinctive elements of the role, but what sets great Gauchos apart are essential character traits that come naturally with age, namely the experience... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 9, 2019
Alfonso Cuarón’s highly regarded “Roma” is a semi-autobiographical film set in Mexico City during the early 1970s. On January 6th he won a Golden Globe for directing the film and the project is expected to do well at the Academy Awards.
“Roma’s” primary characters are Sofia, a middle-class mother played by Marina de Tavira, and Cleo, a nanny played by first-time actress Yalitza Aparicio. In 2018 Cristina... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 27, 2018
Prostitution has traditionally been explained by the media with photography focusing only in one half of the business. If aliens came to earth and tried to understand what prostitution is about they would believe it is a business based on naked women staying in dirty rooms.
The series Gentleman´s club aims at giving visibility to that other 50%: the clients.
The project started in June 2015 in Rio... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 8, 2018
Prostitution has traditionally been explained by the media with photography focusing only in one half of the business. If aliens came to earth and tried to understand what prostitution is about they would believe it is a business based on naked women staying in dirty rooms.
The series Gentleman´s club aims at giving visibility to that other 50%: the clients.
The project started in June 2015 in Rio... More...
Featured Essays
Oct 30, 2018
More than 30 Million people crossed the San Ysidro border of Tijuana in 2017, just where the wall raises from the sea to start the long sneaky journey across the US- Mexico border. The wall has become a character by itself for both sides of the territory and is the source of both Mexican jokes and international frustration. What once was a simple 3 foot tall fence is about to become, according to Donald... More...
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