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Cristina de Middel
Spanish/Belgian, b. 1975 (Nominee)
Featured Essays
Nov 27, 2018
Prostitution has traditionally been explained by the media with photography focusing only in one half of the business. If aliens came to earth and tried to understand what prostitution is about they would believe it is a business based on naked women staying in dirty rooms.
The series Gentleman´s club aims at giving visibility to that other 50%: the clients.
The project started in June 2015 in Rio... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 8, 2018
Prostitution has traditionally been explained by the media with photography focusing only in one half of the business. If aliens came to earth and tried to understand what prostitution is about they would believe it is a business based on naked women staying in dirty rooms.
The series Gentleman´s club aims at giving visibility to that other 50%: the clients.
The project started in June 2015 in Rio... More...
Featured Essays
Oct 30, 2018
More than 30 Million people crossed the San Ysidro border of Tijuana in 2017, just where the wall raises from the sea to start the long sneaky journey across the US- Mexico border. The wall has become a character by itself for both sides of the territory and is the source of both Mexican jokes and international frustration. What once was a simple 3 foot tall fence is about to become, according to Donald... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 17, 2018
When the borders are highlighted it is the time to wonder what they enclose, what is so valuable and unique that allows no mixture.
Amongst the multiple and tendentious definitions of concepts like “nation”, “country” and “homeland”, it‘s beyond its geographical and territorial understanding that juggle our emotions, our pride, our memories and even our idea of honour. National identity has always... More...