/ 2021 / Book / Documentary

Land, land, land

  • Prize
    Bronze in Book/Documentary
  • Photographer
    Jose Ney Espinosa, United States
  • Studio

My work is generally based on documentary photography, in several of my series I delve into ethnography and anthropology. As we all know, black slaves were brought from Africa in a violent and aggressive way. Possibly more than 14 million without counting those who died during the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, according to studies. They were totally stripped of their identities, from the religions imposed by their owners, to the very name.

The images that I present do not belong to a tourist show, nor are they plays or dances performed by a group of artists. They are...