image credit: Jovan Matic     

JORGE UZON
(Chile)
Jorge Uzon was born in Chile, 1969. He studied photography at the Escuela de Altos Estudios de la Comunicacion in Santiago, and worked as a photographer at the Revista Hoy until 1994 when he left to work as a freelancer in Mexico, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Between 1996 and 2004 he was a photographic correspondent for an international news agency in Guatemala and Mexico covering mayor news stories in Central America, Cuba, Venezuela and Colombia.

Work from the Series “Patagonia”
22 mid-size images that from his series “Patagonia” that documents the way of life of the Chilean gauchos and the grass roots uprising that prevented the Hydroelectric project in this region.