Leica winner Ana María Gosen shows shocking photos of women prisoners

Ana María Gosen Exhibition
(Image credit: Leica/Ana María Gosen)

The Leica Gallery London has announced the first UK exhibition of the work by the 41st Leica Oskar Barnard Award (LOBA) winner, Ana Maria Arevalo Gosen with a showing of her Dias Eternos (Eternal Days) project.

Her photos illustrate the crisis in the Latin American penal systems, and the shocking reality for women inmates in this emotional series. Thousands of women sit in over-crowded prisons and detention centers and live in totally inhumane conditions without space, hygiene, medical care or any measure of respect and justice. 

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.