Tomás Munita

Tomás Munita is a Chilean documentary photographer primarily interested in social issues. His work focuses on exploring ritual, culture, and crisis in places such as Latin America, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. He is known for his work covering the HIV epidemic, the Kashmir earthquake, conflict in Kabul, the plight of the Rohingya people, and, recently, cowboys in Patagonia and Zika for National Geographic. Munita holds a number of awards, including an ICP Young Photographer Infinity Award in 2005, two World Press Photo awards, the 2006 Leica Oskar Barnack award, the Henri Nannen Preis in 2010, an All Roads photography award from National Geographic in 2010, and a Visa d’Or News award in 2012. Munita’s work regularly appears in major publications such as The New York Times, National Geographic, Geo, Time, Courrier International, and others.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Tomás Munita

Brazil’s Battle Against Zika

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Declared a public health emergency in February 2016 by the World Health Organization, Zika’s origins remain unclear, and without a vaccine or tangible control methods to prevent its spread, this resilient virus may not be eradicated any time soon.

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