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Koral Carballo

Photographer

Koral Carballo. (b. Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico in 1987) She tells stories related to identity, violence, and territory; dissolving frontiers between photojournalism and visual arts. She began her career as a photojournalist in 2009 and in 2016 she decided to leave the local media to investigate her own long-term projects. She is currently working as a photojournalist, documentary photographer, visual storyteller and freelance artist. She has received awards-grants such as the Women Photograph + Getty Images Grant 2019, Magnum Foundation Global Covid Projects 2020, We Women 2019, the Moving Walls 25 Open Society Foundation 2018, Adelante Reporting Grant 2018 International Women's Media Foundation, Bronx Documentary Center and Darryl Chappell 2020, Yes Contemporary Artist Grant 2020, Young Creators National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA-Mexico) fellow in the period 2018-2019 and 2015- 2016 in the photography category, among others. The work of Koral Carballo has been published in California Sunday Magazine, Lens of New York Times, Witness of World Press Photo, the blog of the Leica International Magazine, Libération, Nature Magazine, Agence France Presse, in the online platform of the magazine DER GRIEF in Germany with the curatorship of Charlotte Cotton and Alessia Glaviano. Koral has exhibited and screened her work in Spain, Switzerland, France, Marrakech, Brazil, United States of America, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, Canada, Guatemala, and Mexico.

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