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Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Carla Mackay.

Paz Errázuriz

Born in 1944, Santiago, Chile

Lives and works in Santiago, Chile

Overview

Paz Errázuriz is a Chilean photographer whose work could be described as a social testimony of the reality in her country. Starting to work in the early 1980s, during the military dictatorship of Chile, Errázuriz documented marginalised communities such as sex workers, wrestlers and circus performers. Her intention is to encourage the public to look at the part of reality that society refuses to look at, not in the terms of journalistic photo-realism, but rather in an attempt to subvert the conv...Read more