This Schroeder Romero Edition is printed on metallic paper which gives it a beautiful sheen and an almost three-dimensional effect.
Fighter is part of a ten year long and ongoing photography project called NYC: Concrete Jungle. Ruben Natal-San Miguel says the project is “focused mostly on capturing the last vestiges of a rich street culture before the imminent gentrification in Harlem, NYC. ”
Ruben Natal–San Miguel is an American photographer and curator. He was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico and lives and works in New York, New York.
His work has been shown nationally and internationally at Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York; Finch & Ada, New York; Kris Graves Projects, Hous Projects, New York and Los Angeles, University of Washington, Seattle; Art in FLUX Harlem, Picture Black Friday 2009 and 2011, A Decade of Photographs 2000-2011 and The New York Public Library 2010 -2012. His photography has been published in several publications among The Atlantic, Aperture, Daily News, Wink Magazine and Urban Italy Magazine. He won the Photo District News Magazine Portrait competition.
Ruben Natal-San Miguel holds a Bachelor and Master Degree in Architecture from Boston Architectural College and Finance and Business Administration from Boston University. He works and lives in Manhattan where after 20 years he continues to live “La Vida Loca.”