"Taking inspiration from Robert Frank, Damaso Reyes has spent the last few years documenting social changes in the European Union for his project, The Europeans. Reyes is an artist and photojournalist who studied photography at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, honing his craft as a reporter for the New York Amsterdam News and other major news publications. The son of immigrants from the Dominican Republic, Reyes grew up in a predominantly African-American neighborhood in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn...."
An interview by Anuradha Vikram (SFMOMA) with Damaso Reyes in his Brooklyn studio on Robert Frank, The Americans, and his artistic philosophy. Here are some excerpts:
SFMOMA BLOG Damaso Reyes