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Natura Morta Of A War

Juan Carlos (El Salvador)

All wars are senseless and this is no exception.

Wars not only uproot life, but also love, joy and hope.

Where there was love, security, family, happiness, humanity and life, now there is only hate, orphanhood, tragedy, ruins, sadness and loneliness.

Now death haunts the places where there used to be life.

A look into the effects of war through still life as a way to portray this senseless war.


Emmy Award winner and freelance photographer, producer and occasional DP, covering the Western Hemisphere and sometimes other parts of the world while also pursuing personal documentary projects. Focusing on under-reported issues and current events, documenting social issues and humanitarian crisis in conflict-affected societies. Born in El Salvador, Central America but immigrated to the United States during the mid-1980’s settling in Los Angeles, California. I also work on long-term projects around the world, especially in the ongoing post-conflict situation in my native country of El Salvador.