If you ask Dulce Pinzon to define Gotham’s real superheroes, she’ll tell you they are the undocumented immigrants eking out livings as nannies, taxi drivers, delivery boys, and laundromat attendants.
For close to a decade, the Mexican photographer has created color portraits of immigrants going about their daily business in the Big Apple while dressed as the masked and caped crusaders of the Justice League. Her picture of Superman depicts a Brooklyn restaurant delivery boy, and Wonder Woman appears in full regalia while wrestling with a load of laundry. Her Spider-Man is shown washing windows 18 stories above the street at a building facing the East River.
Pinzon, who seeks to draw attention to the plight of these workers who send remittances home to their families,... More >>>