Under Sharia law in Aceh, Indonesia, transgressions are punished by corporeal punishment. The number of lashes varies from 7 to 100, depending on the perceived severity. The photos show a court case and public caning, of men who were in a same-sex relationship.
My idols or role models were masculine characters in movies or cartoon films when I was in my school days. They were uniformly strong and rough, and always made a violent look which was supposed to destroy anything. The stereotype of these guy images has been forcing us to become one of them.
Amores Postmodernos a photographic series that aims to show pleasure in a queer lifestyle. I use queer subjects from Guatemala City, in scenes with a contemporary narrative base of social media, sex, gender and sexuality, with layers of religious symbolism.