Five international photographers from Getty Images are currently exhibited in part of Festival Visa pour l'image until to September 13th 2015 : Lynsey Addario (Syrian Refugees in the Middle East), Daniel Berehulak (The Ebola Epidemic for The New York Times), Alejandro Cegarra (Living with the Legacy of Hugo Chavez), Edouard Elias (The French Foreign Legion in the Central African Republic) and Omar Havana (Earthquake in Nepal).
Photographer Alejandro Cegarra, 24, has been awarded the 2014 Ian Parry Scholarship for “The Other Side of the Tower,” his project on people living illegally in the Tower of David, an unfinished skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela. Cegarra will receive 3,50
This year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award was Alejandro Cegarra for his portfolio “The Other Side of the Tower of David,” which is dedicated to the squatters in an abandoned tower block in Caracas. In this video, Alejandro describes how he uses black-and-white photography to show the personal, inside lives of those who reside in a partially completed skyscraper.