Musuk Nolte. Sacred Citadel (2011).
Cusco, Peru. Nocturnal picture of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu taken during the week when its rediscovery for the world was celebrated. Being one of the wonders of the world, the importance of Machu Picchu lies in its well-preserved architecture and unresolved mysteries about its purpose. It is believed to have been a royal retreat or a sacred city, but its exact function remains a subject of debate.
Photographer Graduate, Musuk Nolte, is from Centro de la Imagen in Lima, his work unfolds between documentary photography and art. His work has been exhibited across China, Spain, Netherlands, Ireland, Brazil, France, Spain, Singapore, the U.S. and Germany.
Musuk Nolte is the receipient of the first Vital Impacts Environmental Photography Grant, awarded in May, for
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