Silver 2020 / Editorial / Photo Essay

The Bull

  • Photographer
    Jose Ney Mila Espinosa
  • Agency / Studio
  • Prizes
    Silver in Editorial/Photo Essay

Should we believe that if the Bullfighting did not exist, this breed would disappear? And that its possible extinction as a species, is reduced if humans perform a public spectacle precisely with the goal of killing it? Do you think we are facing a great civilized act from our humanity? Have we not yet reached the degree of civilization necessary to rectify what is archaic as an understanding of cultural tradition within the public and festive sphere? Personally, I think it is possible to deal with the Bull without killing him, nor to harm him, and above all, with the respect he deserves...

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...