The women of Jerusalem

Photographer photographing the women of Pilsen playing as the women of Jerusalem in the community’s passion play reenacting the Via Crucis (Stations of the Cross) on the Via Dolorosa in the streets of Pilsen, a predominant Latino community in Chicago’s southwest side.

The Via Dolorosa is a street within the Old City of Jerusalem, believed to be the path that Jesus walked on the way to his crucifixion.

Happy New Year of the Dog!

Lunar New Year Parade on Argyle St. to celebrate the Year of the Dog. Argyle St. in Uptown is considered to be the “New Chinatown” as it has a concentration of ethnic-Chinese stores from Southeast Asia (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia etc.). It is one of the few neighborhoods of Chicago that has positive population growth in the last few years.