Paraíso – Emiliano Zúñiga Hernández


Trespasser, 2023
Softcover, 28x38cm
72 pages, color and b/w photographs

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In his debut monograph, Emiliano Zúñiga Hernández depicts his domestic life and surroundings in the mountains of Costa Rica in a series of delicate, lyrical photographs.

“We ran a healing center, a garden for people to come and rest from their struggles. When it had eventually dissolved, I was wounded. Having once been the healer, I was too afraid to ask for help. Where we lived in the mountains, people would often exclaim how lucky I was to live in such a paradise, one which, for me, carried the ghost of a broken ideal. It became a cave of guilt and shame. Natsuko and the animals, the small slant of light that shone through the cracks of my depression, were emblematic of the freedom I longed for. Through them I could dig my way out and reencounter the beauty of what we really are in this world. I could find my role again.”

Weight 2 kg

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