Curator Selection / 2022 / /

"The desperate cries of the armed conflict victims

  • Photographer
    Stefano Stranges
  • Studio
    Stefano Stranges

In Colombia there has been an armed conflict for sixty years; what is defined as “low intensity internal war” in the national borders has spread and it is still spreading terror through death, forced disappearences, attempts, blood and violence. The main characters are not just the revolutionary groups – FARC and ELN – and the paramilitaries, but the Colombian State plays a fundamental role, and with it the narcotraffic. Straight out of Nariño streets, the department that owns 40% of the government cocaine production, the desperate cries of the living, the dead and the disappeared are rising