Christmas is over

© Viviana Peretti Christmas trees on the streets of New York the days after December 25th.  View the rest of this entry »

January 18th, 2016

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Hybrid Amazon – VICE Colombia

© Viviana PerettiPhotos from my series Hybrid Amazon published by VICE Colombia. See more at:

January 14th, 2016

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Surreal Rome – MACRO Museum

© Viviana PerettiMy series Surreal Rome awarded with a Special Mention and exhibited at the MACRO Museum in Rome. See more at: and

January 13th, 2016

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Requiem for a Christmas Tree

© Viviana PerettiIn New York Christmas trees last just a couple of days!  On December 27th, someone has already thrown a tree on the sidewalk in Astoria. View the rest of this entry »

December 27th, 2015

Maikuchiga, the monkeys’ story

© Viviana PerettiMaikuchiga means “the monkeys’ story” in Tikuna, the dominant indigenous language in the Colombian Amazon area of Puerto Nariño. Maikuchiga is a Colombian nonprofit organization that rescues Amazonian animals confiscated from the illegal trade in wildlife.
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December 2nd, 2015

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Armero, thirty years later…

© Viviana Peretti
In Colombia some cemeteries are an ode to the amnesia, indolence and political ineptitude of the country. An example is the cemetery of Armero, the town in the Tolima region that on November 13 of 1985 was submerged by a river of lava and mud when the Nevado de Ruiz volcano erupted. There were 25,000 victims and paradoxically the only thing that survived was the hilltop cemetery. Today the cemetery is abandoned, most of its tombs were looted a long time ago and not a single tombstone is left intact; human remains are scattered everywhere. In his visit in 1986, Pope John Paul II declared the town Holy Ground and today only cows graze on this vast ‘holy’ expanse where Armero once stood. View the rest of this entry »

November 13th, 2015

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Honorable Mention – Moscow International Foto Awards

© Viviana PerettiMy series Body Memories awarded with an Honorable Mention at the Moscow International Foto Awards 2015. See more at: and

October 31st, 2015

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Election Day in Bogota

© Viviana Peretti Election of the new Mayor of Bogota on October 25th 2015. View the rest of this entry »

October 26th, 2015

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Miss Gay Internacional – Fotomeraki

© Viviana PerettiMy series Miss Gay Internacional published by Fotomeraki in Colombia. See more at: and

October 4th, 2015

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Infierno Paradisíaco – Cartel Urbano

Cartel UrbanoMy series Infierno Paradisíaco published by Cartel Urbano in Colombia. See more at:

September 7th, 2015

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