Passports. nº1 to the nº10. de la Serie Puzzles...
PrizeShortlist in Photography
ArtistJose Ney Mila Espinosa
CreditPasaportes nº3. De la Serie Puzzles (rompe cabezas)
The photographs I use in Passports are taken from real migrants who flee their countries because of a great danger to their lives. It is possible that most of them are accepted as refugees for an indefinite time, others only temporarily and the most unfortunate will be deported to their countries of origin. They often tell me their stories, many of them totally heartbreaking.
Although they know my motivation, I use different techniques to disorient their facial recognition in these photos, especially to children who also live these tragedies.
With Puzzles I intend to show the feelings of...
Bio His images have been presented in more than 100 collective and individual exhibitions around the world. In spaces like The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa; Southeast Museum of Photography Daytona; Museo Latino, Omaha, Nebraska; Richmond Hall/The Menil Collections, Houston; Museo de Arte de Downey, Los Angeles, California; Museo de Bellas Artes de Santo Domingo, República Dominicana; Fototeca del INAH, Pachuca, México; Museo Tambo Quirquincho, La Paz. Bolivia; Museo de Huelva. España; Museo del Humor, San Antonio de los Baños y Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana...