Octavio Hoyos. Mexico City, 1974. Study journalism in the Universidad del Distrito Federal in Mexico City. Start in the photo agency Imagenlatina in the 2000. In 2003 join to the national newspaper Milenio as a staff photographer. Has been...
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Skills:Image Archiving, Digital Printing, Photo Assisting, Film Scanning, Photo Editing, Black & White Printing, Photojournalism, Film Processing, Film Photography
Arrests and Prosecutions, Beachs, Black and White, Civil Rights, Community, Conservation, Crime, Discrimination, Documentary, Editorial, Essays, Family, Film, Freedom, Historical, Human Rights, Incarceration, Isolation, Landscape, Latin America, Photography, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Poverty, Prison, Still life, Travel, Water, Wildlife
Las Islas Marías was a prison complex in Mexico that operated from 1905 to 2019. Located 112 kilometers from the Mexican coast, within the Pacific Ocean it was a feared prison until the current president of Mexico decided to close it to turn it into an ecological reserve for biodiversity research. This essay is the work of three visits to the penitentiary island where the inmates lived in semi freedom.