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Exhibition: Chronicling The Work of Human Rights Defenders in Colombia

By David Schonauer   Monday September 11, 2017

In Colombia, 2016 is known as "the year of peace." It was the year that the government and the FARC guerrillas signed an accord bringing an end to a civil war that had lasted more than half a century. But, notes photographer and filmmaker Tom Laffay, last year also saw the murder of 78 human rights defenders - indigenous leaders, environmental activists, LGBTQ leaders and ...   Read the full Story >>

Media Watch: Latin American Photography in Americas Quarterly Magazine

By David Schonauer   Monday September 4, 2017

What is it like to be 18 years old in Latin America? To look for answers to that question, Americas Quarterly magazine asked four reporters and four photographers to follow four young adults from different countries over a period of eight weeks. The photographers - Cale Merage, Ulises Ruiz Bazurto, Salvador Melendez, and Nicolas Villaume (a former Latin American Fotografia competition winner) - brought back images ...   Read the full Story >>

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