Sin Salida -SIGNED

Tariq Zaidi


Published October 2021
200×272 mm , 69 colour images , 160 pages

Please be aware that this book contains graphic imagery

Awards: Finalist Photography Book of the Year 2023, Pictures of the Year International; Finalist, Traditional Category, Lucie Book Prize 2022; 1st Prize – Photobook Other Category, 2nd Prize Photobook Documentary Category and Jury Top 5 Selection, IPA 2022.

Press: BBC Mundo, Geographical magazine, LFI magazine, Konbini, RFI, RPS Journal, Bastille magazine, FRAMES,  Publico, GQ Latin America, Petapixel, The Guardian, Fotopolis, Independent, HUCK magazine, LIFO Observer Review,, Newsweek Japan, Blind magazine, It’s Nice That, The Eye of Photography, WhyNow, Edge of Humanity, British Journal of Photography

Sin Salida (No Way Out) by photographer Tariq Zaidi documents the impacts of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha gang (MS-13) and its rival Barrio 18 gang members on El Salvador. By depicting the gang members, police, prisons, murder sites, funerals, and the government’s war against the gangs, Zaidi illustrates the control the gangs have over the wider Salvadoran society, the violence through which they operate and the grief and loss resulting from the violence.

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