Aún se siente a gas
Still feels gassy
We are gray on gray, corruption, violence, repression, injustice, we are that cloud of indifference that hides the sun, we are that rod that strikes, we are what we take care of.
The photograph was taken at a social demonstration, citizens demand the dissolution of the Peruvian Congress for the bad acts of the congressmen, they were linked to acts of corruption. Finally, on September 30, 2019, President Martín Vizcarra dissolves congress with the support of citizenship.
Oscar Mancilla is a Peruvian photographer who’s interested in art started a very young age. At 16 years old he started a photography course in his hometown. Self-taught from then on, he defines his work as experimental, a chance to question the reality and translate ideas through his lens.
Coming from a small neighborhood, he lived with deficiencies and needs, characteristics in himself that caused an increased interest in society. Choosing a career in a subject which he holds a grave passion for. One that does not feel like a job but a lifestyle, that begins and holds no end. His awareness and attitude towards life developed with growth, Oscar was able to cultivate an eye of critique, regarding the transmission of messages.”