15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
El Clot (The Hole), Gypsy Wedding

El Clot (The Hole), is an apartment block in Valencia’s historic El Cabanyal neighborhood that has been under threat of demolition for 20 years. Gypsy families have occupied and restored some of the empty apartments in El Clot, where they live in poverty and under threat from law enforcement.

This photo is a finalist in the People category of our 15th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Valencia, Spain
Copyright: © Jorge López Muñoz
Photo of the Day: 01.14.18
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