Eye on Texas

Selena Xie is a paramedic, intensive care nurse, and the president of the Austin EMS Association. She stands in full PPE at a medic station just east of Austin, in Travis County. by

Eye on Texas: The Essential Women of Austin

A portrait series by Sarah Wilson explores how women deemed essential workers stay safe during the pandemic.

Through my portrait series “Essentials” I’ve been photographing the women working in essential positions in Austin during the COVID-19 pandemic. The shelt...Read More

Rogelio Chavira is for Biden. Dolores Chacon is for Trump. The border fence passes through the couple’s backyard. by

Eye on Texas: A House Divided

Rogelio Chavira is for Biden. Dolores Chacon is for Trump. The border fence passes through the couple’s backyard.

A House Divided Rogelio Chavira is for Biden. Dolores Chacon is for Trump. The border fence passes through the couple’s backyard. Text and photography by Henr...Read More

A Black University of Texas at Austin student. by

Eye on Texas: The Black Yearbook

The Black Yearbook showcases the reality of Black students at the University of Texas at Austin.

The Black Yearbook is a fine-art piece that consists of more than 200 images and 50 interviews with Black students at the University of Texas at Austin. On a ca...Read More

I met Argeenis, a 23-year-old drag queen from Ciudad Juárez, on my fifth day of documenting El Paso’s Border Tuner art project. The multimedia installation by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer virtually connected El Paso and Juárez for 12 days in November. The public was invited to operate searchlights installed at six stations on both sides of the Rio Grande. When two beams of light crossed from opposite sides, microphones and speakers switched on, allowing people to talk with each other across the wall separating the two cities. Read more at texasobserver.org/bordertuner. by

Eye on Texas: Border Tuner

In November, a massive public art project lit up the sky over El Paso and Juárez, prompting conversations both funny and serious, political and personal.

I met Argeenis, a 23-year-old drag queen from Ciudad Juárez, on my fifth day of documenting El Paso’s Border Tuner art project. The multimedia installation b...Read More

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