Cinthya Santos-Briones

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Cinthya Santos Briones, is a Mexican photographer, anthropologist, ethnohistorian and community organizer based in New York. Her multimedia work uses a collaborative approach to tell stories about homeland, immigration, memory,... read on
    
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Cinthya Santos Briones, is a Mexican photographer, anthropologist, ethnohistorian and community organizer based in New York. Her multimedia work uses a collaborative approach to tell stories about homeland, immigration, memory, identity and self-representation through an interdisciplinary process that uses photography, ethnography, history, drawings and audiovisual and written narratives. Cinthya has received grants and fellowships from Magnum Foundation, National Geographic, We Woman, Enfoco, FONCA and published her work on  New York Times, California Sunday Magazine, Vogue,  Pdn, La Jornada,  Open Society Foundations, Buzzfeed, The Nation Magazine, among others.

Cinthya is co-author of the book “The Indigenous Worldview and its Representations in Textiles of the Nahua community of Santa Ana Tzacuala, Hidalgo”. Cinthya has worked in pro immigrant organizations in New York as a community organizer and as an Adjunct Faculty at Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism in CUNY.

 Awards/Grants


2016 -Magnum Foundation Fellowship

2014 - Second Place In The Competition Festival International Of The Image In The Category Documentary Photographer For Her Series “Comerciantes De Ilusiones”, México.

2012 - Second Place In The Competition Festival International Of The Image In The Category Documentary Photographer For Her Series “Subway”, México.

2011 - Third Place Recognition In "Cultural Diversity" Photo Competition Of The National Movement For Cultural Diversity Of Mexico, CDI, CELCI, UAEH, Universidad La Salle, México. 

2010 - Awarded A Grant From The State Fund For Culture And Arts Of The State Of Hidalgo To Complete The Book Series The Indigenous Worldview And
Its Representations In The Nahua Acaxochitlán Textiles, Pachuca, Hidalgo, México.

2008 - Third Place In The National Photography Competition "El Sazón Mexicano" By The Photo Series "Food Ritual" By The Magazine Cuartoscuro, México, D.F.

2007 - Second Place In The National Photography Competition Category
Human Rights In Photographic History With A Book Entitled “The Broken
Toy”, Awarded By The Ministry Of Interior, Foreign Secretary, National Commission On Human Rights, Youth Institute, Polytechnic Institutional, United
Nations Commission For Human Rights Regional Office For Latin America And The Caribbean, México, D.F. 

2009 - Fellow Of The State Fund For Culture And The Arts Of The State Of Hidalgo, In The Category Of Cultural Heritage Outreach Project: Indigenous Textiles And Their Worldview, Hidalgo, México. 

2007 - Fellow Of The State Fund For Culture And The Arts Of The State Of Hidalgo, In The Category Of Cultural Heritage Outreach Project: The Codex Huichapan, Hidalgo, México.

2007 - Second Place In The Photographic Competition "Laocoon And His Sons" Awarded By The Museo Soumaya, Mexico, D.F.

2005 -2008 Scholarship “Telmex” Per Academic Excellence Awarded By Telmex Foundation, México, D.F. 

 Publications

2017 New York Edited Identity by Ostreuzschule für fotografie in Berlin, Germany.

2017 Dummy "USA"  #52, Berlin Germany

2016 Shift Vol 11 International Center Of Photography, New York

2016 Invisible Matriarchs: Cinthya Santos Briones’ “Abuelas” Series On Pdn Online, USA.

Job Experience

2017 Inter at PROOF: Media for Social Justice, USA.
2017 Inter at Magnum Foundation, USA.

2014- Photo Editor In The Magazine NACLA -North American Congress On Latin America, New York City, Unite States.

2014 - Community Organizer In The Tribunal Permanent Of The People: “Migration” Between Mexico And New York, Unite States.

2013 - Researcher At HBO In The Documentary Series “Heroes Cotidianos” New York City.

2006/2011 - Researcher In A National Project Of Ethnography Of The Indigenous Regions In The New Millennium, National Institute Of Anthropology And History (INAH), In The North Huasteca Regional Team Of México, D.F.

2011 - Researcher On The Project "National Program Of Basic Education For Children Of Migrant Laborer Families (PRONIM) In The State Of Guanajuato, Secretaria De Educación Pública, México.

In February And March Of 2011 Worked As An Assistant Of Museography At The "People's Art Exhibition Hidalgo: Rituals, Customs And Creations" Organized By The State Council For Culture And Arts Of The State Of Hidalgo, México. 

2009-2010 Researcher On The Project "A Regional Demographic Diagnosis Of The Migrant Population Of The State Of Guanajuato", SEP, México. 

2007 - Research On The Project Of Cultural Processes Derived From Migration In The National Commission For The Development Of Indigenous Peoples (CDI), Mexico, D.F.