El Mero Hueso: Foto Exhibition by Destiny Mata
A foto exhibition highlighting the beauty and tragic reality of the rapidly gentrified Westside of San Anto. Historically, the Westside has been the only area of San Antonio where Mexican Americans were allowed to live. It is now being targeted by developers with no regard for the community that lives there.
Destiny Mata is a New York – San Anto Hybrid. She is currently the Director of Photography Programs at the Lower Eastside Girls Club. Destiny’s work is a product of her environment. Her work has been published and featured in Teen Vogue, Vice’s Noisey, Vibe Magazine, The Source Magazine, and Mass Appeal (Magazine).
Destiny has attended La Guardia Community College and San Antonio College with a focus in Photojournalism. She has recently exhibited her photography in a group exhibition at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space Political Punk Exhibit 2018, Mexic-Arte Museum, Young Latino Artists 21: Amexican@ 2016.
In 2014 she exhibited photographs she took of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy at the Museum of New York City Rising Waters: Photographs of Sandy Exhibition