Andrés Yépez

Photographer & Anthropologist

Visual storyteller based in Quito, Ecuador. Member of  Fluxus Foto ,  Diversify Photo  and  The Everyday Projects . His work focuses on identity, memory and the relationship between humans and their... read on
Location: Quito, Ecuador
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Photo Assistant, Documentary, Photography, Portraiture, Culture, International News, Freelance, Civil Rights and Social Inequality, Humanitarian, Assignments
Skills: Research, Photo Editing, Photojournalism
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Coverage Regions: Latin America
Years of experience: 3 to 5
HEFAT certification? no
Visual storyteller based in Quito, Ecuador. Member of Fluxus FotoDiversify Photo and The Everyday Projects. His work focuses on identity, memory and the relationship between humans and their environment, using photography as the main language and combining it with other disciplines in order to explore stories that focus on social, cultural and human rights issues.

Grantee of COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists of National Geographic Society with Fluxus Foto. Selected for the New York Times Portfolio Review 2020 and the XXXIII Eddie Addams Workshop. Participated in the 20+Photographers camp Bolivia 2018. Nominated for National Geographic's Second Assistant Program and World Press Photo's 6x6 Global Talent Latin America 2019. Winner of 'Miradas Indígenas' contest 2013 and winner of the category 'Gente' in the Mobile Photography Awards 2015.  

His work has been featured in National Geographic, NPR, AJ+ en Español, BistandsAktuelt, Edge of Humanity Magazine, Bex Magazine, La Barra Espaciadora, PH Museum, El Comercio, La Hora, among others, and has been part of exhibitions in Spain, Canada, Turkey, United States and Ecuador. Currently works as freelance photographer and develops his personal projects.