Photos of the Week: Aug. 7, 2022
Sculpting a clay castle in Democratic Republic of Congo; Wudang-style kung fu with a fan in Argentina; a tree salesman in Sri Lanka; and more.
Aurelio Carrillo Carrillo, left, and his son Agustín Carrillo de la Cruz rest in the city center in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, after walking over 270 kilometers (168 miles) from the north of Jalisco. They are part of a group of over 200 Wixaritari people traveling to Mexico City to demand restitution for more than 10,500 hectares (25,946 acres) of land.
Esther Villalpando stands with one of her paintings at Parque Lerdo in Chihuahua, Mexico. After a two-year hiatus, artists can now display and sell their work at the park. Villalpando says, “Art and culture make a town nobler. It’s important that children and youth see different things.”
Mariana Cruz, right, coaches, from left to right, Valeria Santillán, Ericka Licona, Emily Osorio and Luz León, members of the roller derby team Ho-diosas, in Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico. Osorio says most of the team members, some of whom didn’t know how to skate when they joined, are mothers.