Betty Laura Zapata is a Venezuelan documentary photographer based in London. She focuses on long-term projects that document Latin American social issues, political conflicts, health, immigration and gender violence. Betty completed an MA course...
X-Rayshows Venezuelan public hospitals in a state of continued crisis. The photographs presented here reveal the disintegration of public healthcare facilities and the suffering of vulnerable patients.
This situation is cited as a microcosm of the problems facing the country at large. The pervading poverty, violence, corruption and negligence exist simultaneously within the hospital walls.