Felix Marquez

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Witness of Violence
Location: Veracruz, Mexico
Nationality: Mexican
Biography: Félix Márquez is an independent photographer and visual journalist based in Mexico. Márquez has specialized in covering the war against drug trafficking in Mexico, migration, human rights and childhood in Latin America.... MORE
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Witness of Violence
Copyright Felix Marquez 2024
Updated Jul 2020
Location Veracruz
Topics Abandonment, Abuse, Activism, Adolescence, Arrests and Prosecutions, Children, Civil Rights, Civil Wars, Combat, Community, Confrontation, Corruption, Crime, Dictatorship, Disability, Documentary, Domestic Violence, Drug Abuse, Editorial, Education, Essays, Family, Fear, Fire, Gangs, Genocide, Human Rights, Illegal Trafficking, Latin America, Media, Migration, Military, Militias, NGO, Oppression, Peace, Peacekeeping, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Portraiture, Poverty, Prison, Protests, Rape, Revolution, Soldiers, Street, Terrorism, Violence, War, Weapons
Witness of violence is a work that shows a collection of images captured during the last decade in Veracruz, Mexico, one of the states most affected by the violence of drug cartels.

The project shows images of pain, such as murders in the streets due to clashes between rival gangs, the effects of homelessness of children and youth, violent deaths of authorities and the relationship between government and crime, as well as groups of family members seeking to their loved ones who disappeared and were buried in clandestine graves.

A visual tour of the geography marked by blood, a passport to the memory of a territory that has historically fought several battles.

Since November 2018 Witness of Violence is a book published in Mexico under the signature of Juan Pablos editores and produced with funds from the National Council of Science and Technology.
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