A series of digitally manipulated photographs of young men known as the Son de Negro, Spanish for “Sound of the Negro” - They are part of a performance based ritual during Carnaval in Barranquilla, in the north of Colombia. There is also a lesser known festival in the Colombian town of Santa Lucia which takes place in August of every year.
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From April 1997 to September 2001 I was the producer and DJ at a dance party on the 107th Floor of the former World Trade Center, in a nightclub called The Greatest Bar on Earth, part of the Windows on the World complex of restaurants and bars high above Manhattan. The party, Mondo 107, took place every wednesday night with the venue packed with an international crowd. I photographed every single party with a small point-and-shoot digital camera.