Claudia Guadarrama

Documentary Photographer / Based in Mexico City

Claudia Guadarrama is a freelance documentary photographer based in Mexico, focused on long-term projects about social justice, human rights, and gender issues in Latin America. She has more than eighteen years of experience working... read on
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Travel, Documentary, Video, Freelance, Human Rights, Storyteller, Health Stories, Social Justice, Reportage
Skills: Photo Assisting, Film Photography
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Available in Mexico City
Focused on Photographer, Photojournalist, Travel, Documentary, Video, Freelance, Human Rights, Storyteller, Health Stories, Social Justice, Reportage
Skilled at Photo Assisting, Film Photography
Coverage Regions: Latin America
Years of experience: More than 10
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Claudia Guadarrama is a freelance documentary photographer based in Mexico, focused on long-term projects about social justice, human rights, and gender issues in Latin America. She has more than eighteen years of experience working among photojournalism and her documentary projects.

Her photography has been featured in New Yorker, Smithsonian Journeys, GEO France, TIME, El Pais, Paris Match, L'Equipe, Le Monde, The Guardian, and various Mexican publications.

She is the recipient of the 2021 LHSA Photography Grant,  Magnum Foundation and International Women Media Foundation grantee, and a Women Photograph member.

Her project “Before the Limit” about the journey of Central American undocumented migrants across the Mexican south border, received the 2004 Inge Morath Award, and the 2005 Canon Female Photojournalist Award at Visa pour L’Image Festival. The project was exhibited at the 2006 edition of Visa pour L’Image Festival in Perpignan, France.

In 2014 she participated in "Danube Revisited. The Inge Morath Truck Project", a photographic road trip and traveling exhibition of the work of renowned Magnum photographer Inge Morath, and eight women photographers retracing Morath's footsteps along the Danube River.  

The exhibitions of her work include the Upper Austrian Museum of Contemporary and Modern Art Lansgalerie Linz (Austria); Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (Germany), Espacio Fundacion Telefonica (Madrid).

Claudia grew up in Mexico City and attended the National Autonomous University of Mexico where she studied Political Science.

Today she combines assignments and her documentary projects and lives in Mexico.