Photographer Josue Castro Cooks Up Visual Feast at CECUT Tijuana
Photos of Baja California chefs, winemakers and artisans exhibited at the Tijuana Cultural Center
TIJUANA.– For two nights, May 20th and 29th, Tijuana’s Cultural Center CECUT opened its doors and Tijuana photographer Josue Castro welcomed a sold out crowd of the region’s foodies, dignitaries and press to his new photo exhibit, Puro Hedonismo/Hedonismo Puro. The photo series consists of stark black and white portraits of Baja California’s most noted as well as up-and-coming chefs, winemakers, craft brewers and others involved in the regional culinary scene.
Castro had just completed his 47th of 99 portraits last November when we caught up with him in his Zona Centro studio, The Kitchen. He explained, “The chefs here right now – everywhere due to the media and television – are becoming like rock stars. The chefs and winemakers here in Baja California really ARE rock stars.” Indeed, the Puro Hedonismo/Hedonismo Puro series is a veritable “who’s-who” of Baja California cuisine…
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