Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
I am a photographer and filmmaker, but above all I am a reporter. I’m based in Mexico and my work focuses mainly on human right violations, collective memory and testimony in the region.
I am most interested in character driven stories and deep reporting. I have specialized in designing and structuring stories across different media platforms, with photography and video, through series and multimedia projects.
Since 2013 I have been part of the Red de Periodistas de a Pie, a national journalist network that aims to capacitate journalists to improve media coverage and the safety of reporters working in contexts of extreme violence in the country.
I am a reporter and junior visual editor at Pie de Página, an independent news site based in Mexico City.
“Buscadores” a web documentary series where I worked as an editor and reporter won the image category at Gabriel Garcia Marquez Award of Iberian American Journalism and received the third place at POY Latam 2017.
I have studies in journalism and filmmaking and have been a fellow for journalism programs at the Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano in Colombia and the Universidad Iberoamericana in México City as well as the IWMF through their Adelante initiative.
2018 - National Journalism Prize, Honorary mention , 2018 - Premio a la Excelencia Periodística SIP, finalist, 2017 - FNPI's Gabo Award, winner, 2017 - PoyLatam 2017, 3º place for web site category
- Video capture
- Video editing
- Norwegian (Bokmål)
The last Yumans
The last Yumans is a project about the five remaining indigenous groups in Baja California State: Cochimí, Cucapá, Kumeai, PaiPai and Kiliwa.
All of the groups have suffered more than 3 centuries of abuse and abandonment by the Mexican state, In the actuality, these five groups are considered close to extinction, with less than 500 members each and with the possibility of losing their languages within the next generation.
In this picture:
Doña Luchi and her cousins are some of few descendants of the Cochimi people, they still identify themselves as indigenous. 200 years of religious conversion and harsh public laws forced the Cochimi people out of their territories in the Baja California desert and into mestizo integration.
Here Luchi visits a sacred place her grandmother used to visit frequently up in the mountains. ,
The last Yumans
A kumiai men from Nejí, Baja California, shows his tattoos. Like most of the kumIai population (divided by the Mexico- US border), the young men spent nearly 10 years in the US working but ultimately decided to go back to Nejí, one of the biggest kumiai settlements in the region.