POLIS/ITLR Fieldwork Photography Competition 1st prize: Unión Hidalgo, Oax. Mexico

by Paola Velasco Herrejon

Competition winner 2019
PHOTO: Unión Hidalgo, Oax. Mexico. © Paola Velasco Herrejon, 2017

We are pleased to present the winners of the 2019 POLIS/ITLR Fieldwork Photography Competition. This week's photo by Paola Velasco Herrejon, a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge Centre of Development Studies, won first prize in the competition.

'In this shot the president of the landowners committee is teaching me to do a specific stitch while talking wind energy politics. I took it because I wanted to capture this safe and at the same time powerful space'.