Photographer and Visual Storyteller
@ / Women Photograph + Trasluz + Ruda Colectiva /
based in Puebla, México
Koral Carballo ( b. Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico in 1987) Photographer and visual storyteller explores recurrently new visual narratives related to identity, violence and territory, in addition to expanding the frontiers of...
Primary clients: Bloomberg News and California Sunday Magazine
Coverage Regions:Latin AmericaUSA & Canada
Languages Spoken: English Spanish
Years of experience: 6 to 10
HEFAT certification? yes
Koral Carballo ( b. Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico in 1987) Photographer and visual storyteller explores recurrently new visual narratives related to identity, violence and territory, in addition to expanding the frontiers of photography from journalism, the visual arts and the documentary. Among her recognitions are winner of the Woman Photograph+ Getty Images 2019 Grant, Moving Walls 25 Open Society Foundation 2018 prize, first place in the portfolio review of the Latin American Photography Colloquium organized by the Cuatro Caminos Museum Photo in Mexico in 2017, selected in the Biennial of the Center of the Image in Mexico 2018, nominated to participate in the Joop Swart Masterclass World Press Photo in the years 2016, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
She has received the Moving Walls 25 Grant from the Open Society Foundation 2018 - 2020, Adelante Grant & fellow Women 's Media Foundation (IWMF) in 2017 and 2018, the Leica M Loan Program with LFI Fotografie International in 2017 and the Young Creators National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA) fellow in the period 2018-2019 and 2015- 2016 in the photography category.
Some clients are California Sunday Magazine, Nature Magazine, New Yorker Magazine, Bloomberg News. The work of Koral Carballo has been published in the blog of the Leica International Magazine, magazine Vice Colombia, Lento magazine of Uruguay, in the online platform of the magazine DER GRIEF in Germany with the curatorship of Charlotte Cotton, the platform of Latin American projects PHOTOTAZO curator James Rodríguez and José Luis Cuevas; besides being part of the book Develar y Detonar, with the curatorship of Ana Casas Broda, Gabriela González and Gerardo Montiel Klint and the book COLECCIONES of the Televisa Foundation. Her work is part of the project to raise awareness of the black root in Latin America, entitled: "Africamericanos", a project promoted by the curator Claudi Carreras.
She has exhibited and projected his work in Spain, Switzerland, France, Uruguay, Colombia, China, Brazil, Marrakech, United States of America, Argentina and Mexico. In 2014 she founded and organizes the festival of documentary and journalistic photography MIRAR DISTINTO in Xalapa, Veracruz México. He is currently part of the collective TRASLUZ, RUDA, Fotografas en México, Fotoféminas, Diversify Photo, and Women Photograph. Her work is part of the collection of the Televisa Foundation and the Open Society Foundation.