Wilfredo Riera (1982-2019)

Holy Weeek
Location: Caracas
Nationality: Venezuelan
Biography:       Wilfredo Riera is a freelance photographer from Venezuela. He joined the documentary and photojournalism one year program at The International Center of Photography in New York in 2013.  His work has been published... read on
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Holy Weeek
Copyright wilfredo riera (1982-2019) 2021
Date of Work 04/01/15 - Ongoing
Updated 05/21/20
Location Caracas
Perhaps the most powerful symbol of christianism is the cross. There are two important traditions in Caracas, the Nazarene of Saint Paul and The Via Crusis performed in the Petare Slum. The Stations of the Cross are a 14-step Catholic devotion that commemorates Jesus Christ's last day on Earth as a man. It highlights the death of Jesus and remains the believers the torture and pain of Good Friday.

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