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Photographer Joel Salcido Discusses "Aliento A Tequila"

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Joel Salcido is a fine art photographer based in Austin, but grew up in El Paso and worked as a photojournalist for several years at the El Paso Times. Salcido's work is in permanent collections all around Texas, and he has taken photographs all over the world.

The exhibit "Aliento A Tequila" first opened in Marfa in 2013, but returns for the upcoming Agave Festivalfrom June 1-4th. Nguyen and Salcido discuss the tequila-making process and how this project came to be.  

The opening of "Aliento A Tequila" is from 6-8 pm on Friday, June 2ndat the Greasewood Gallery at the Paisano Hotel.

Joel will also be talking about his work in the Hotel Paisano Ballroom on Saturday, June 3rd from 10-11 am. Aliento a Tequila captures not only the process of making tequila from a photojournalistic perspective but also attempts to reveal the soul of the tequila.

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