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Wesley De Jesus Bruno

When I was 9 years old mi hermano was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. I helped take care of him as an infant, and we played together often. I loved him and we were very close. Years later he was diagnosed with an intellectual limitation characterized by significant cognitive disabilities in reasoning, learning, problem-solving and adaptive behavior. This would affect everyday social relationships and practical skills. After visiting the psychiatrist several times he was later diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome causing involuntary tics and vocalizations often with compulsive utterances of obscenities. Which shifted our everyday social interaction as brothers making it difficult for me at an early age to understand his conditions. As I got older and more mature I started using my medium to help bring back our brotherhood relationship. There left and came back through our collaboration. We found each other through images and love.

Wesley De Jesus Bruno, Covid 19, Digital Photograph, 15 x 10, 2021 Wesley De Jesus Bruno, Covid 19, Digital Photograph, 15 x 10", 2021 Wesley De Jesus Bruno, ?1-2-3 , Pose?, One Step Polaroid, 15 x 10, 2020 Wesley De Jesus Bruno, “1-2-3 , Pose”, One Step Polaroid, 15 x 10", 2020 Wesley De Jesus Bruno, Los Dos Hermanos The Two Brothers, Black and White Photograph, 10 x 15 Wesley De Jesus Bruno, Los Dos Hermanos The Two Brothers, Black and White Photograph, 10 x 15", 2021