Omar Augustine Hernández

Kimberly Rene' Vanecek

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In the midst of revitalization of downtown El Paso where one building is torn down to make way for a new venture, a local self-taught photographer combed the streets and alleys in an effort to document a piece of history.  Omar Augustine Hernández walked through the streets and back alleys capturing advertisements painted on buildings dating back to the 1920’s and savoring in the nostalgia of a lost medium.

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