Mike Magers: Chile

The photojournalist David Burnett and I were in Chile to do a retrospective of his work from 40 years ago documenting the military coup in which Pinochet overthrew the democratically elected Salvador Allende. Autosave-File vom d-lab2/3 der AgfaPhoto GmbH

We were invited by the Marco's camp to attend one of his presidential rallies. The Hype Man is a guy who kind of gets the crowd pumped up and the rest are crowd shots from where we stood inside the barricades.

Bachelet Rally Crowd Faces1

Marco Rally Faces9

Images shot at a presidential rally for the candidate Marco Enríquez-Ominami.

Woman at Mercado Central

Woman smoking at the Mercado Central, Santiago, Chile - we had gone over to get lunch after one of the political rallies - there was just this air of weariness as she drew on her cigarette. 

Autosave-File vom d-lab2/3 der AgfaPhoto GmbH

A female soldier walks briskly through the courtyard of the presidential palace in Santiago.

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Mike Magers is an emerging photographer who documents his frequent travels, which will be featured in Musée’s new travel section. Magers originally studied photography at ICP under the tutelage of Musée founder and Editor-In-Chief Andrea Blanch.

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