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Peru's famous photographer Martin Chambi

Posted February 6, 2015 @ 7:43pm | by Melanie

Martín Chambi ( 1891-1973) was the first to photograph his race with a postcolonial eye. Martín Chambi from Puno, arrived in Cuzco, the ancient Incan capital, the richest and most splendid among American pre-Columbian cities. It was Chambi who had the greatest international diffusion, and he who has left us the most personal, magical, profound, and dazzling work among all Peruvian photographers and maybe of all Latin American photographers. Chambi, a Quechua Indigenous man had his feet in both worlds, intimately photographing the rich and the poor.

 
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