In Focus: In Venezuela, Empty Rooms Tell a Story

By David Schonauer   Wednesday June 13, 2018

Venezuela’s political chaos and economic collapse have turned some cities into ghost towns. “It seems empty,” photographer Mariana Vincenti  tells The New York Times. “Everywhere you go — in the streets, in the classrooms, everywhere.” Since last September, Vincenti has been capturing the empty rooms left by her countrymen as they flee a nation in crisis: An estimated 1.5 million Venezuelans have already departed. “What happens to that space, to a country that is getting silent?” asks Vincenti.

Read the whole story at The New York Times.


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