Documentary Photographer and Filmmaker.
I have developed projects for OXFAM, GTZ, DIAKONIA, USAID, MDM, ACDIVOCA, OSF, WWF, Kroc Institute and have worked with the United Nations (UN) and its various offices, programs and organizations (UNDP, OCHA, PAHO, WFP, UNHCR, UNFPA) in Colombia. I worked with international press agencies (Reuters, AFP, AP, EFE) in Colombia. Between 2016 and 2017 I was a fixer for the National Geographic Society magazine of the USA, on a special about Colombia. I worked with the Miami Herald, Publik of Germany, La Liga Contra el Silencio, the United Nations Political Mission in Colombia. In 2021 I worked with the “Comisión de la Verdad” in Antioquia and Eje Cafetero.
I currently live between Bogota, Colombia and St Petersburg, Florida, USA.
Nominated for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize together with the Miami Herald team, for the work “Dirty Gold”.
Nominated for the Gabo Award in 2019 in the Coverage category, for the teamwork “Frontera Cautiva”.
-March 2018, Exhibition at the Museum of Drug Policy in Mexico City, organized by the Open Society Foundation.
-May 2017, Exhibition at the Museum of Drug Policy in Montreal, Canada, organized by the Open Society Foundation.
-February 2016, Exhibition "Drug Crop Production, Poverty and Development" at the Open Society Foundation, New York, USA.
-October 2013, Frontline Freelance Register Collective Show, within the framework of the “Prix Bayeux Awards” event, Normandy, France.
-April 2013, Collective Exhibition organized by USAID, in Bogotá. "Colombia despite everything".October 2012, Slideluck Bogotá. "Portfolio".
-January 2012, Group Show at the Sacramento Exhibition, in Sacramento, California. “About Poverty”.
-November 2011, Slideshow at the 7th Angkor Photo Festival in Siem Reap, Cambodia. "Invisible Threat".
-September 2011, Group Show organized by HELVETAS, in different cities of Switzerland. "Portfolio".
-May 2011, “2011, International Year for Afro-descendants”, Luis Ángel Arango Library, Bogotá, Colombia.
-May and June 2011, Alianza Francesa and Gabriel García Márquez Cultural Center, “SalvAWArda, el pueblo Awá aguarda”.
-April 2011, Pinacoteca de Pasto, Nariño, “SalvAWArda, el pueblo Awá aguarda”.
-December 2008, Casa del Teatro, MAPATEATRO, Bogotá, Colombia,individual exhibition, "Profis Project in San Pedro de la Sierra".
Sponsored by GTZ and German Embassy in Colombia.
-December 2007, Café Borojó Café Quibdó, Chocó, Colombia, Solo Exhibition. "Tanguí, A Return, A New Hope".
With the support of UNHCR.
2020 CdR/Lab Journalism, Virtual Course on journalistic coverage of socio-environmental conflicts and the Amazon. Colombia
2018 UAS Drone Operator, Association of Drone Professionals, Bogotá, Colombia.
2017-2108 ReVerso by Chroma Workshop Visual Workshop, Colombia.
2016 HEAT (Hostile Environment Awareness Training) in New York, USA. Sponsored by the Open Society Foundation.
2012 MICCBO “Workshop on directing photography in high definition cameras for cinema”, Bogotá, Colombia.
2011 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2010 Photography Workshop given by Stephen Ferry and the FNPI, on Biodiversity, in the Amazon. Colombia.