Blindness and light

Pietropaolo, Vincenzo
July 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/7/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 1/2, p63
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the works of photojournalist Marco Antonio Cruz of Mexico City. Cruz, a photo editor of weekly newsmagazine "Proceso," has been using blindness as the theme of his works. He has revealed the daily world of people who are blind and visually impaired in a way that resonates respect for human dignity. Cruz has been able to document the cases of onchocerciasis in coffee workers in northern Chiapas and cataracts in older people. The achievements of the photographer in his work are also discussed.


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