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From 1992 to 2006, he lived and photographed the island of Cuba documenting the unique time in Cuban history called The Special Period. This body of work has given him the privilege to win some of the world most prestigious photographic awards among them The W. Eugene Smith grant; the Mother Jones Foundation for Photojournalism, the World Press Photo and two fellowships from the Alicia Patterson Foundation and the Guggenheim Foundation.

his was a new name to me: but my wife and i are currently residing in a house belonging to the family so it’s full of books of his work and his pictures on the walls, documentary photographer ernesto bazan was born here in palermo, sicily but now works all over the world…

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