On October 12th 2016, Javier Duarte abandoned his position of Governor of the Mexican State of Veracruz leaving the population in uncertainty.
Nowadays he is accused of many corruption charges and his whereabouts are unknown. The Republic’s Attorney general office offered a 15 million pesos reward to whoever provides useful information that will help his arrest.
This is a portrait of some of the people that live in Tlacotalpan, a town in the state that Duarte used to govern.
A spiral of escaping glances, in which each image is linked to the next, transforming and anticipating the one before. All united by a subtle thread... many possible interpretations. Because everything is and gets transformed; remains and changes, in this amazing game of mirrors that ImproVISION 52 proposes.
As the world’s population shifts from the countryside to the cities, the urban areas need to expand in order to hold all the people. One could go to the empty pueblos in the countryside to explore this shift. Another way to document this phenomenon is to photograph the migrants living in these big cities. Here, in Rumihuaico, I can do both. Literally, right before my eyes, the countryside is transforming into cities and suburbs.
This is a multimedia documentary project about the indigenous Yachacs (from Kichwua - healers) that live in the northern highlands of the ecuadorian Andes. It is about their rituals and traditions and the huge influence catholicism and the western culture have on them.