joana toro

DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHER / Based in BOGOTA COLOMBIA

Joana Toro Colombian is a self-taught photographer based in both New York City and Bogota, Colombia.  Her work explores issues of immigration, human rights and identity and was featured on The New York Times, Wall Street... read on
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Designer, Street Art, Documentary, News, Educator, Newspapers, Print Journalism, Feature Stories, International Stories
Skills: Adobe Premier, Mixed Media, Curating, Fashion Styling, Photojournalism, Film Photography, Business Journalism, Arts Journalism, RISC, Visual Producer, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop
Clients: joana toro | BioThe New York Times  joana toro | BioWall Street Journal  joana toro | BioRoads and Kingdoms
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Available in: BOGOTA COLOMBIA
Focused on: Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Designer, Street Art, Documentary, News, Educator, Newspapers, Print Journalism, Feature Stories, International Stories
Skilled at: Adobe Premier, Mixed Media, Curating, Fashion Styling, Photojournalism, Film Photography, Business Journalism, Arts Journalism, RISC, Visual Producer, Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop
Coverage Regions: Latin America USA & Canada
Languages Spoken: English / Spanish
Years of experience: More than 10
HEFAT certification? yes

Joana Toro Colombian is a self-taught photographer based in both New York City and Bogota, Colombia. 

Her work explores issues of immigration, human rights and identity and was featured on The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, World Press Photo Witness, Open Society Foundations, and  Photoword China Magazine, amongst others.  She worked as a staff photographer with the major magazines and newspapers in Colombia before she migrated to the United States in 2011 to further her career as a documentarian and artist. 

 In 2019 she published her second monograph, Hello I Am Kitty  (Tragaluz, Colombia, 2019). Hello I Am Kitty was inaugurated in an exhibition at the Tragaluz and Gabriel Garcia Marquez journalism festival in Medellin Colombia. 

 In 2020 Her work is included in the public collection of  The Library of Congress in D.C. Also in ai-ap Latin American Photography and En Foco.  It has been exhibited in international photo festivals all over the globe: Les Femmes s’exposent France 2019, Photoville New York, Guate Photo, Guatemala, Just another Festival India, International Photography festival Pingyao China, and more.



                         

Clients
joana toro | Bio The New York Times 
joana toro | Bio Wall Street Journal 
joana toro | Bio Roads and Kingdoms
joana toro | Bio Atlas Oscura
joana toro | Bio MIT Techonology Review
joana toro | Bio El Pais