Mexican Crime Photographs from the archive of Stefan Ruiz
LAST FEW REMAINING COPIES
Published November 2015
Essay by Dr Benjamin Smith, Associate Professor
of Latin American History, University of Warwick.
120 x 160 mm
In 2010, artist Stefan Ruiz stumbled upon this treasure trove of Mexican crime photographs on a stall in Mexico City’s sprawling thrift market, La Lagunilla. Over the next six months he met the seller on repeated occasions, each time purchasing more and more of the collection.