Carolina Arantes

Photographer @ Women Photograph / Canon Ambassador (France)

Carolina Arantes is an independent Documentary photographer based in Paris, France, and working mainly between Europe and South America. As a Storyteller, she develops long-term documentary works based on themes that aim to help us... read on
Location: Paris
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Filmmaker, Journalist, Writer, Videographer, Politics, Entertainment, Fashion, Environment, Documentary, Multimedia, Video, Film, Photography, Portraiture, Lifestyle, International News
Skills: Research, Photo Editing, Storyboarding, Photojournalism
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About

Coverage Regions: Africa Europe Latin America
Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish and Portuguese
Years of experience: 6 to 10

Carolina Arantes is an independent Documentary photographer based in Paris, France, and working mainly between Europe and South America.

As a Storyteller, she develops long-term documentary works based on themes that aim to help us reflect about crucial subjects of our contemporaneity: gender, race and environment. As a Brazilian naturalised French, she has a special interested on the consequences of the Colonial legacy on our globalised world and searches to understand the structures of these legacies that lies still under our social identities and activities today.  

Carolina received the Jean-Luc Lagardère Grant in 2015, the Firecracker for Female Photographers in 2017 and recently got the a National Geographic Explorer (2020). She is part of the international group Women Photograph.

She has worked for medias and publications such as Stern, Le Figaro Magazine L'OBS, The Guardian, Le Monde, The New York Times, LENS Blog, among others.

Among her commercial clients, she has worked for: AirBnB, La ZEP, Kronenbourg, Renault, FCA (Jeep and Alpha Romeo), PUIG, LATAM, among others.



GRANTS

2020 National Geographic Explorer
2017 Firecracker
2016 Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation Scholarship
2015 Canon Award for Women Photographers, Finalist
2015 Julia Margaret Cameron Award 7th Edition, finalist
2013 Prix Emergentes DST, finalist



EXHIBITIONS

2021 La Gacilly Baden Photo Festival
2020 La Gacilly Photo Festival
2019 FOTODOKS Photo Festival, Munich
2019 Indian Photo Festival + National Geographic, Hyderabad
2019 Forum des Images, Festival "A State of the World", Paris
2017 Museum of Modern Art in Recife (Brazil) + French Embassy, Recife
2017 European House of Photography + ARPIA association, Projection, Paris
2016 Angkor Festival Cambodia, Projection, Angkor
2016 Biennial of Documentary Photography, Berlin
2015 “Looking Forward", first exhibition of the LENS New York Times Blog in Africa, Lagos Photo Festival, Lagos
2013 Festival Emergentes DST, collective exhibition, Braga


CONFERENCES

2020  "Elles Font L'art", Centre Pompidou, Artist invited + Masterclass 

2020 Images and Climate - International Festival of Geography of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, France
2019  Holy Cow Project & Cattle Business in Brazil - Museu da Fotografia, Porto, Portugal
2018  Black Women in Photography in France and in Brazil today - Coletivo Cupim, Uberaba, Brazil
2016  Black Women representativity today - Fraiches Women Festival, Paris

 www.carolinaarantes.com / + 33 6 69 03 71 37 / carantes.pro@gmail.com