Sofia Lopez Mañan
Buenos Aires, Argentina
In 2020 she received a National Geographic Emergency Fund for Journalists and was shortlisted for Magnum Social Justice Program and received a mention in PhMuseum Womens Grant.. In 2019 she was part of the Joops Swart Master Class, received a Nat Geo Grant with a group project in wetlands, and a film grant from the Argentine Film Institute for her documentary Kamatsu´s Odyssey.
She is currently working in various photographic projects with a deep commitment in environmental issues where she seeks to unravel the boundaries between the natural and unnatural, questioning how humans perceive their habitat and other ambiance through issues of animal trafficking and conservation.
She was originally trained as a painter, however a job documenting the closure of the Bs.As Zoo was a turning point in her life, as she underwent naturalism studies.
Her works have been exhibited in several national and international art galleries.
2020 - Covid Grant Nat Geo, 2020 - Short List Magnum Social Justice Fellowship, 2020 - Honorable Mention
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