Photograph by Sharon Castellanos Tuesta
Medium: Inkjet Print
Year Created: 2015
Two girls from Huancavelica stand for a portrait during the International Festival of Street Theater in La Balanza (Fiteca), Comas. Lima, Peru, 2015.
Born and raised in Lima, Peru. Sharon worked as a photojournalist for a local newspaper for four years and also as a correspondent in the Cusco region (2014) for one year. In 2017, she was part of SMArt programme (FDDM), a three-month artist residency program focused on the challenges of mountain regions in the Canton of Valais (Switzerland). Her photos have been published in GEO Magazine, The New York Times Lens blog, Life Force Magazine, Index Nagykép (Hungary), Global Water Partnership South America, Walliser Bote, Regional Zeitung (Switzerland) and local media such as Revista Somos, Revista h, El Comercio, La República. Currently, she lives in Cusco city.