Bogota - Bogotá, Colombie
BASED IN COLOMBIA since 2007
Nadège Mazars is a French photographer.
Her approach strives to give an intimate insight on her subjects about the effect of global issues such migration, healthcare system or natural resource extraction.Mazars’s work also tries to explore both the origins of war and the conditions to reach peace in societies such El Salvador or Colombia. Since 2015, she followed closely the peace process and the FARC-EP guerrilla in Colombia. And in 2017 she starts a long-term project about former gang members in El Salvador.
She has a Ph.D in Sociology (2013, Paris) about Colombian healthcare system managed by indigenous organizations. And she was graphic designer in the 2000’s. Between September 2014 and March 2015, she followed the first VII Agency Masterclass . She received the Hostile Environments and Emergency First Aid Training (HEFAT) with the IWMF, and the RISC Training in 2017, Medellin.She was part of the first Women Photograph mentorship class 2017-2018. In September 2018, She did the workshop of Women Photograph at Photoville, New York.
In 2019, she is Magnum Foundation Grantee in the program Photography in Collaboration about a project on El Salvador.
In 2016 she received a grant from the Magnum Foundation to continue her project The Other Colombia
She worked on assignment for publications and organizations such The New Yorker, Le Monde, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, L’Obs, Causette, Les Inrocks, Chronique d’Amnesty International, Handicap International, European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations - European Union (ECHO), etc.
She is part of Hans Lucas studio and Women Photograph.
She is currently associated to OjoRojo Fábrica Visual, a foundation located in the heart of Bogotá and dedicated to promote the different representations of documentary photography.
2019 - MAGNUM FOUNDATION, 2017 - shortlist Women Photograph + Pulitzer Center Grant, 2016 - MAGNUM FOUNDATION, 2015 - Bourse du Talent Reportage - Finalist, 2015 - "Coup de Cœur" ANI, 2015 - #5 session Mentor FreeLens Award, 2013 - Allard Prize Photography Competition
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