martha camarillo

Martha Camarillo

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Martha Camarillo is a self-taught photographer from Texas. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Telegraph, Numero, Journal, I-D, and many others. Her first book, Remote Photos (Editions Léo Scheer, 2005), a collaboration with artist Avena Gallagher, was an in-depth look at the identity of teenage male and female models. Work from the project was exhibited at Léo Scheer Gallery, Paris, in 2005. Camarillo was the winner of the Hyères Festival, and the 2002 Art Director's Award.

Currently, she has released a second book "Fletcher Street" published by Powerhouse, based on urban horsemen who care for and ride their horses in the inner city of a Philadelphiarough neighborhood, an alternative to the street corner. This work was exhibited at Jack Shainman gallery in Chelsea-NYC Nov 17-Dec 22, '06.

She is currently filming a documentary on the horsemen.