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2015: Wrestling's Daily Struggle in Guatemala featured in the New York Times Lens Blog
jorge luis chavarria
Aug 3, 2016
Everyone loves a winner. But as everyone knows, somebody has to lose. Indeed, for Guatemala City’s wrestlers, life itself is a daily struggle against defeat on all of life’s fronts. That realization came to Jorge Luis Chavarría when he started photographing the masked luchadores who grappled more for love than for money. If anything, he found himself wondering about the losers right at the moment of defeat.

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Jorge Chavarría

Born in Guatemala, photographer Jorge Luis Chavaría's work explores gender, culture, identity and placement.
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