Between 1980 and 1990 Nicaragua became the battleground of conflicting political ideologies. As a result, the nation would descend into civil war. This series consists of portraits of Sandinistas and their opposing Contra veterans, as well as artifacts and landscapes significant to that volatile era.
Kevin Kunishi has been based in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2004, where he continues work on numerous projects both at home and around the globe. His work has been recognized by The New Yorker, American Photo Magazine, the New York Photo Festival, The Blue Earth Alliance, PDNedu, CMYK magazine, Photographer’s Forum and Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3)