“The play of power is essential to the understanding of photography. With time, I’ve realized that through photography, I can subvert the dominant structures of power that for years have separated people from one another. Photography allows me to wrestle with the complexities of the colonial-white-mono-narrative in my past and present, in an effort to create an alternative one in the future.


I am interested in acknowledging the subjectivities that permeate the act of representing —oneself, and the other— starting with the power imbalance inherent to the medium, that mirrors a larger system of social editing. Through photography, I have a chance to reclaim my own identity, and by doing so, complicate the visual alphabet and resist the threats of cultural assimilation, which feel very violent to me. I understand picture making as one of the most effective ways to shift narratives about who counts in the world. “
—CV


Quiéreme Mucho (Love me a lot) is a selection of recent and old work by Cristina. 


Published by Matarile Ediciones, 2021
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5.5 x 8 in.
32 pages, featuring 21 images
Edited by Martha Naranjo Sandoval
Designed by Aline Enríquez
Edition of 300

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