Camilo José Vergara

born Santiago, Chile 1944
Also known as
  • Camilo Jose Vergara
  • Camilo J. Vergara
Santiago, Chile
Active in
  • New York, New York, United States



Photograph of children playing in the water from a fire hydrant by Hiram Maristany
Down These Mean Streets: Community and Place in Urban Photography
May 11, 2017August 5, 2017
America’s urban streets have long inspired documentary photographers. After World War II, populations shifted from the city to the suburbs and newly built highways cut through thriving neighborhoods, leaving isolated pockets within major urban centers.