los desechos vuelven, Son lo que insiste, lo que persevera. Desecho se refiere a cualquier cosa que ya no nos resulta útil, residuos, papeles, trastos, impurezas y suciedad. Hay cosas degradadas, pero también paisajes degradados, tiempo degradado y vidas degradadas.
Caxias do Sul is a land of faith. Unsurprisingly, this feature is admittedly one of the main hallmarks of Italian immigration that has shaped habits and cultures around here since the late 19th century. But it is true that the Caxias of Faith was never of one faith alone. Among the various religious beliefs and practices that the city houses, one gains strength amplified by voices that sing with the vigor of those who wish to be heard far, more precisely, in West Africa.
Marcela Angeles Macedo
This series offer a raw look into the life of Cristopher Tronco Sánchez, a Paralympic swimmer, who has no arms and only one leg. These images show the emotional freedom that he feels from his sport. And when he is not in the water, he’s fulfilling his other passion - DJing at electronic festivals.
MÉXICO / USA
A man walks through burning tires used as roadblocks during a protest in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The protest was carried out by public university students from UNAH, and included faculty and the public--all opposed to the privatization of the education and health sectors.
USA / HONDURAS
En cuanto un aficionado toma una foto también pone en escena, de manera más o menos consciente(lo cual puede advertirse por la manera como dispone a sus parientes, o el manejo de las poses) diversas actitudes de intercambio, relaciones, emociones, deseos. Michel Frizot.
The Lady of Guadalupe is the most beloved religious figure in Latin America with millions of devotees who travel, mostly on foot, to Mexico City to her basilica each year. I followed the pilgrims from Puebla and over the Popocateplt volcano to collect these images along the way.
CUBA / USA
Using my family’s archives and images of my childhood I created a series of photographs entitled MINE_IRA. I played with words - “mine” as a noun, and a pronoun. But these two words quickly signified only one thing - that which is taken without permission. mine (noun) : a pit or excavation in the earth from which mineral substances are taken mine (pronoun) : that which belongs to me Once defined as a mine the terrain is subjugated to desecration and exploitation. No better symbol to such acts than “Serra Curral Del Rey” - a mountain ridge in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais which corralled and gently embraced my existence and that of the inhabitants of my hometown of Belo Horizonte as I grew up. Drawn from memory the mountain ridge of Serra do Curral Del Rey became a revealing layer - from negative to positive - bringing into light the hidden secrets of the mountain and that of my body - we were both continually corrupted and pillaged, we were both being abused. USA/ BRAZIL
Higway To Help. Thousands of Central Americans from the Northern Triangle countries (Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador) embarked in a journey to reach the United States southern border in order to seek refuge in the USA and have the chance to have a better life, free violence and economic hardship.
USA / EL SALVADOR
Sandra Cattaneo Adorno
For many young people living in the most disadvantaged areas of Rio de Janeiro, traversing the city and arriving at the beach in Ipanema represents the realisation of a dream. As a big equaliser, the sea allows Cariocas to celebrate their zest for life together, even if only for a moment.
Tania suffered an attempted kidnapping which left her in a coma. The doctors gave her little life expectancy but her family refused to let her die. When Tania woke up, they made the promise to walk for three years to the Basilica of Guadalupe in gratitude for this new opportunity for life.
This image captures the moment in which a young ballerina submerges herself into a dark zone where her thoughts about abandonment are neutralized by the freedom and vitality of her young body.
Mariceu Erthal Garcia
Through photography I touch the story of Gemma Mávil, disappeared since 2011 in Veracruz, Mexico. I inhabit her spaces, her poems, name her dreams, her forgetfulness and the memory of her desire to live.
Conceptual Fashion Campaign.
COLOMBIA / USA
"Patria o Muerte" navigates the last years of Cuban and Venezuelan revolutions in decline without fear of clichés because it deepens with a search installed in the ambiguity through diptychs: what is left? what survives? what is remembered? how is the present memory of a political, economic and social transformation in process? who can replace their historical leaders? what could happen next? The project is structured through symbols and metaphors that represent actual Socialism; the remembrance of Communism; the utopia of the "new man" Cuban revolution and how it has been replicated in Venezuela. It also shows dependency on; the love-hate relationship to Capitalism; and their struggle against embargo and isolation, which continues to bring poverty and difficulties in quite a lot aspects of life, infrastructure and commodities. Also presents a view on corruption, use of power and military absolutism, lack of freedom of speech and fear to express feelings. The book is published by La Luminosa Editorial as winner of PREMIO LATINOAMERICANO FELIFA 2018.
BRUÑEL GALHEGO RICCI
this image were taken with Olympus Pen camera and film negative in black and white.
Aarón González González
"Clara: The Last Breath", is a documentary work about my grandmother's last year of life.
Aarón González González
"In the Shapes of Pain" is a selfportrait work I made after being in a gas explotion accident, where 30% of my body surface was burned
Ignacio Iturrioz´s work features the Palacio Salvo, the place where he lived for several years and a milestone in his life. The building is not photographed to be discovered or recognized, what drives the author is what is being kept in the Salvo, what is hidden and protected by the building. Purgatorio.
Photographs for the album by the rock band Los Brigante.
At 90 years of age, the gardener lives immersed in Maria's Garden. Named after his late wife, there is where life always blooms and impermanence rules. Despite life's adversities, the gardener remains eternal in his Eden, renewing himself like his plants. His immersion is not escape, but evocation.
Every May 3rd, the nearby communities to the town of Macha, Bolivia, get together to fight each other and shed their blood as an offering for the Pachamama (Mother Earth). This ritual, which is called the Tinku (“Encounter”) or “Fiesta de la Cruz” is intimately linked to the harvest seasons.
Gonçalo Lobo Pinheiro
Gonçalo Lobo Pinheiro
Glitz and grit. Macau. Rundown neighbourhoods contrast with the glitzy Grand Lisboa hotel on Macau’s skyline.
PORTUGAL / CHINA
In these series I drew on the rules of painting, constructing the picture for the camera with the original source in mind. I photographed these series based on Latin American painters Frida Kahlo, Diego Riviera and Fernando Botero.
ISRAEL / USA
Cápsulas Octogonales. Transeúnte del Centro de bogotá, Bogotá D.C. Cuando en la Ciudad de Bogotá empieza a caer la primera gota de lluvia, la gente empieza a esconderse dentro de sus paraguas. Cambian de ritmo, aceleran, van a toda velocidad tratando de escapar en sus cápsulas octogonales.
Sicurí. The night opens before the beings of water, entering the breath, the fear and the tense calm of the inhabitants of the Bolivian Chiquitanía. One of its greatest legends is the Jichi or Sicurí: the endemic anaconda; owner of the waters and the stars, giver of life, goddess of fertility. She becomes a woman and steals the soul with the eyes of those who dare to attack nature. Sicurí: you control the fire and hide in the moon. You leave those who invade you in ashes, those who do not respect you. He disappeared in one of those wet and muddy places that emerged in the region. There was silence. At dusk the inhabitants discovered how that swamp was now a lagoon of clear and bright water: the girl had transformed into Sicurí, the protective spirit of the waters, forests, stars. That is when the spirit manifests, the night arrives and the Sicuri leaves.
Nos mIran / They gaze upon us. I am interested in portraying Tumaco’s youth who lives between two worlds: the rural Colombian pacific coast and the eclecticism of the globalized world. Young people who, like their own geography, grow like metaphors of adversity where precariousness coexist together with beauty and hope. This photograph is part of the series Nos miran (They gaze upon us). This is Aimer Prado, a young empirical urban dancer and nursing student who lives in the Nuevo Milenio neighborhood in Tumaco, Colombia. The country's most violent municipality as a consequence of drug trafficking and the dissident groups of the demobilized FARC guerrilla.
Boy and Balloons. Chahuaytiri, Cuzco, Perú. Images taken around Carnival time in the Andean region above Cuzco, Perú, but not only related to the feast.
As part of the larger long-term project "My Americana" (now in its 5th year) a selection of imagery from what is increasingly an important aspect of the current state of the USA- the border between US & MEX.
RAYNER PEÑA R
Psiquiátrico de Caracas. La paciente Kendy Aguilera. Una mujer con enfermedades mentales intenta salir por la ventana de su habitación en el Hospital Psiquiátrico de Caracas, Venezuela. El hospital no atraviesa por su mejor momento: Los Enfermeros no tienen como cuidar la salud de los pacientes. Viven sin luz, agua, tratamientos y escasamente comen.
Remember When We Were Young
Personal Project "This is America" Joshua Tree We are interested in the conversations with the others, in how we open spaces and search for people that have different believes and perceptions of reality from ours.
MÉXICO / USA
Hymn among ruins 01. Juchitan Oaxaca. A meditation on the temporality and the fascination of the ruins through images made in Mexico following the earthquake of Oaxaca (Mexico, 2017) and France (2018), on façadism scrapers in Marseille,
MÉXICO / FRANCE
Saleta Sierra Aragón
University of Cologne
Driving through the Alps is always breathtaking. My spirits rise with the immensity of the mountains and the whites and dark greens on the hills. If the sky is almost black before a storm, even better. This time however my breath stopped with the monstrous white. All in the name of the Progress.
SPAIN / GERMANY
¿Cuánto viven las casas? / How long do houses live? Mi hija y yo en nuestra casa en Concón, Chile. /My daughter and myself at our house in Concon, Chile. Llegamos en pleno invierno. Aislada y cobijando a mis dos hijos. El ruido de la tierra rompiéndose se ha quedado impreso en mi cuerpo. Cerca de lo vivo y de lo muerto, del aire, del agua, de las montañas y de la tierra. Chile, poderoso y salvaje, me cautivó y me asustó. We arrived in the middle of winter. Isolated sheltering my two children. The cracking sound of the earth remains imprinted in my body. Close to the living an the dead, to air, water, mountains, and to the ground. Chile, powerful and wild, captivated me and scared me.
MÉXICO / CHILE
Eva Marie Uzcátegui
Flying man in a summer afternoon. A man jumps to the sea from a pier in South Pointe, Miami.
VENEZUELA / USA
Havana at night. Series of street photos in Havana, Cuba. Newsday
Houston and Bowery. A photograph taken of a passerby on the Bowery, in New York.
BRAZIL / USA
Amado será el que ama. Ariana y Rosaria de Trinidad, Cuba. The title of my ongoing, candid portrait project is from a line by Cuban poet, José Martí. With this work, I hope to show a more intimate, thoughtful portrayal of Cubans throughout the island who’ve been compelled to walk a tight rope—navigating the space between resignation and hope.