Honorable Mention BIFA 2020 Editorial / Photo Essay
The Bull, The Last Gladiator.
Jose Ney Mila Espinosa
The fight in ancient Rome between gladiators as a show began in 264 A. C. and lasted until its total suspension in 404 D. C. For more than 600 years it was synonymous with celebrations as culture of the territories dominated by Rome. A fight to the death between human beings against dangerous animals as a popular and traditional spectacle.
Bullfighting also with its origins before Christ, has lasted until today with certain changes in some of the countries where it was introduced as a festive cultural event. However, it is very similar to the Roman arena and the confrontation to death...
His images have been presented in more than 100 collective and individual exhibitions around the world. In spaces like The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa; Southeast Museum of Photography Daytona; Museo Latino, Omaha, Nebraska; Richmond Hall/The Menil Collections, Houston; Museo de Arte de Downey, Los Angeles, California; Museo de Bellas Artes de Santo Domingo, República Dominicana; Fototeca del INAH, Pachuca, México; Museo Tambo Quirquincho, La Paz. Bolivia; Museo de Huelva. España; Museo del Humor, San Antonio de los Baños y Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana...