Photographer Interviews

Natalie Keyssar on Photographing Venezuela’s Angry Divide

October 22, 2015

By David Walker


A juxtaposition of images that evokes “the tension and darkness and sadness I feel in Caracas,” Keyssar says.

International coverage of Venezuela’s social and political breakdown has focused on street protests, and lays blame for the country’s problems on the policies of its left-wing government, says photographer Natalie Keyssar. But after visiting the country in 2014, she says she found the narrative of the international media “way over-simplified,” and decided to spend time exploring the story herself. Keyssar...

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