Sharon Castellanos’ project, Un llamado, created for the 2018 Joop Swart Masterclass, focuses on diverse profiles of young people (Generation Y) who come from other cities and countries to the Cusco region of Southern Peru and their socio-cultural-spiritual explorations, their reception and appropriation of the local ancestral culture, the Andean worldview, and the conception of Pachamama (Mother Earth).
Seven VII photographers are talking about inspiration in this special edition of #7withVII. We ask one question and get 7 answers. We asked, “Who/what inspires you to create and why.” Here’s what Anush Babajanyan, Linda Bournane Engelberth, Ed Kashi, Esther Ruth Mbabazi, Daniel Schwartz, Nichole Sobecki, and John Stanmeyer had to say.
This week’s newsletter takes a look at VII at Photoville, including “Her Take: (Re)Thinking Masculinity” by the Seven of VII, a walking tour with Maggie Steber and Sara Terry, and Esther Ruth Mbabazi’s “EmergiCube.”