Antonio Aragón Renuncio is a 49-year-old photographer, teacher, organizer and editor in the world of photography. Born in Cantabria, he currently resides in Nicaragua. With more than 250 exhibitions and over 200 international awards, he is a photographer with significant international recognition and prestige. His work is always committed to conservation, health, poverty, the disappearance of ancestral cultures, discrimination, sustainability and the environment.
“Childhood lost (The hole)” talks about the artisanal gold mines in Burkina Faso; about the frenetic and tireless work going in and out of the depths. It talks about lost childhoods, tons of earth. How a handful of gold dust that will be the food for a whole family, at hundreds of meters deep, barefoot, crammed with drugs, they’re betting against death day after day.
“Somewhere in the hard and inhospitable plain full of rocks …
… A great light at the end of the tunnel.”