Members of the Barrio 18 gang at the Quezaltepeque prison in Quezaltepeque, El Salvador, Aug. 16, 2012. (Photo: Tomas Munita / The New York Times)
Chilean freelance photographer Tomas Munita's work is created in an effort to piece together and illuminate the common ground of human experience that we all share, and to gain a deeper understanding of both history and himself. "There is always an important subject behind any image." See:http://www.tomasmunita.com/
2005, Tomás Munita, 3rd prize, Portraits
Salvadoran Street Gangs as photographed by NY Times.
An exhibition on slavery at the former jail of Nieuw Amsterdam, in the outskirts of Paramaribo. Today, Fort Nieuw Amsterdam stands as testament to the resilience of the rebellious slaves and their descendants.
Tomas Munita's photo of conflict in Syria for the New York Times
A Migrant Mother’s Anguished Choice
Jubair was taken into another family's home in Malaysia after his mother and siblings left. The fath... - Tomas Munita for The New York Times