Η Βενεζουέλα της Meridith Kohut

Από το Καράκας της Βενεζουέλας, όπου είναι εγκατεστημένη, η φωτογράφος Meridith Kohut παρακολουθεί τις εξελίξεις στη Λατινική Αμερική από το 2007. Πρόσφατα παρουσίασε μια σειρά φωτογραφιών και έλαβε το βραβείο για το 2017 της Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Award.

Ιδού μερικές από τις εκπληκτικές φωτογραφίες της…

A Venezuelan patient in a mental hospital

This image, taken at at El Pampero Psychiatric Hospital in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, shows Omar Mendoza, a severely undernourished patient.

Three sisters sit on their bed

The Graterol sisters – Natali, Niurka and Edith – sit on their bed in their home, which is made of sheet metal, on Avila mountain in Culebrilla, Venezuela,

Protesters in Venezuela

Clashes between followers of the socialist policies of the late President Hugo Chavez, his replacement Nicolas Maduro, and their opposition has led to tension across Venezuela.

Boys jump into the sea

In the Venezuelan port of Puerto Cabello, boys prepare to jump into the water. This is the location where a Brazilian meat processing company brings government-subsidised meat into the country.

A small clinic in Rendel, Haiti overflowing with Cholera patients

For another project, Kohut trekked for almost five hours to reach the remote town of Rendel on the southern peninsula of Haiti.

 

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