Along with her friend Maria José Alvarez, Claudia Gordillo is one of the rare classic documentary photographers in Nicaragua. Her work is field research into the cultural diversity of her country. In 1994, she won a Guggenheim Fellowship and developed a five-year project on syncretism in Nicaragua, where Spanish colonial heritage mixes with indigenous beliefs.
This article is reserved for subscribed members only. If you are already a member, you can log in here below.
Subscribe for full access to The Eye of Photography archives!
That’s thousands of images and articles, documenting the history of the medium of photography and its evolution during the last decade, through a unique daily journal. Explore how photography, as an art and as a social phenomenon, continue to define our experience of the world. Two offers are available.
Subscribe either monthly for $5 or annually for $50 (2 months offered).