Alinka Echeverria: The Road To Tepeyac

11.3.11

The Road To Tepeyac by Alinka Echeverria is a photographic typology of the backs of 300 Mexican Catholic pilgrims on their journey to the Basilica de Guadalupe in Mexico City. This pilgrimage, undertaken by millions each year, takes place on the anniversary of the five apparitions of the Virgin to the indigenous man Juan Diego in Tepeyac, the sacred place of the Aztec goddess Tonantzin.
 Alinka Echeverria is the winner of the 2011 Prix HSBC pour la photographie.