Ed Templeton grew up in Orange County California, skateboarding since age 13, and helping to refine the future of the sport. Templeton's early skate fame gave him a forum to discuss issues like racism and homophobia that weren't getting much play from the Thrasher (magazine) crowd. He served a pionee
Marta Maria Pérez Bravo was born in Havana, Cuba in 1959 and studied at the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts, and later at the Instituto Superior de Arte, both in Havana.
Her photographs are deeply immersed in the representations of the female body, and in Afro-Cuban religions of Santeria and