Juancho is a Colombian photographer whose images explore social inequality and human-right issues. He studied Photojournalism at the New York Institute of Photography (NYIP) and Social Communication and Journalism at Politécnico Gran...
Focus:Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Reporter, Documentary, News, Civil Rights and Social Inequality, Humanitarian, Assignments
Covering:Latin America,USA & Canada
Nazarenos of Zipaquira is a tradition dating back 500 years, hooded figures march in the Procession of the holy week for the Cathedral of Zipaquira a small town just 45 minutes from the capital of Colombia, this city took this tradition back in 1953, per ore than 60 years is part of the families in a generational way delivering the legacy between grandparents, parents and children, The nazarenos are a group of people with different ages and gender, ike the family santana with 25 years as nazarenos, they wait for the entire year to Holy week begin to envolve their ancestral tradition once again on Holy Thursday and Holy Friday. Their masks, called a capirote is of Spanish origin that dates back to the inquisition. The face is covered to hide their identity, in signal of penitence.