TIFA 2021 Book / People

Land, Land, Land

  • Prize
    Silver in Book/People
  • Photographer
    Jose Ney
  • Agency / Studio

My work is generally based on documentary photography, in several of my series I delve into ethnography and anthropology. As we all know, black slaves were brought from Africa in a violent and aggressive way. Possibly more than 14 million without counting those who died during the crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, according to studies. They were totally stripped of their identities, from the religions imposed by their owners, to the very name. The images that I present do not belong to a tourist show, nor are they plays or dances performed by a group of artists. They are...

José Ney Milá Espinosa. (Jose Ney) Nació en La Habana, Cuba. 1959. Reside en España desde 1995. Reside en EE.UU. desde 2010. He has been selected for solo and group exhibitions in spaces such as the Southeast Museum of Photography Daytona and the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, Florida; The Latino Museum, Omaha, Nebraska; Richmond Hall / The Menil Collections and The Museum of Fine Arts, in Houston; Downey Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California. USA.; The Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas. USA, Museum of Fine Arts of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Tambo Quirquincho Museum...