Cordula de Bloeme’s photography exhibition

The commercialization of Tepito as a tourism product is strongly associated with the neighbourhood’s negative reputation and its visual representation and the way they influence each other. Still there is pride among Tepiteños, the residents of Tepito, or even a collective identity, that seems to defy poverty and stereotypes. Cordula de Bloeme captured this in her portraits which are exhibited at the AkademieGalerie in Munich.

An Interview with Eveline Dürr

Read an interview of Professor Eveline Dürr in the context of the conference on inequality tourism “From Stigma to Brand: Commodifying and Aestheticizing Urban Poverty and Violence,” which took place on 16-18 February 2017 at the LMU!

Reag the interview in English or in German