Lexi Parra

Documentary Photographer, Visual Storyteller, Community Educator
Location: Caracas, Venezuela
Nationality: US, Venezuelan
Biography: Lexi Parra is a Venezuelan-American visual storyteller and community educator based in Caracas, Venezuela. She graduated from Bard College in May 2018 with a joint degree in Photography and Human Rights. Following graduation, she moved to her... read on
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Howard Chapnick Grant Finalist: Project MiRA
lexi parra
Sep 5, 2020
Location: Caracas, Venezuela
I am so excited and honored to be named a finalist for the Howard Chapnick Grant via the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund! My NGO here in Venezuela, Project MiRA (https://www.instagram.com/miravzla/) has been working hard for over two years, using photography as a tool of empowerment, critical thinking and visibility for youth in Venezuela's barrios. We work with and for communities, wanting to show the Venezuelan reality through the eyes of its youth. We are honored to have our work recognized + be among such a fascinating group of initiatives.
News — W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund

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Published: VICE World News - Venezuela's Iconic Motorbike Taxis are Running out of Gas

By Lexi Parra / Caracas, Venezuela — Recently went on assignment for VICE World News and spent time with mototaxi drivers in the city's..
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Published: Caracas Chronicles. The Story of a Nurse during Lockdown.

By Lexi Parra / Caracas, Venezuela — The Venezuelan Crisis Drives Nurses into Domestic Work | Caracas Chronicles For them, day-to-day life is an..
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Published: Queens of Caracas feature in HUCK Mag's 073 Issue

By Lexi Parra / Caracas, Venezuela — Huck 73: The Sanctuary Issue. Get your copy now. We were ready to share Huck 73 back in March. Then the..
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Guardian Contribution

By Lexi Parra — Excited to have been able to do some phone reporting during this pandemic and speak to the complicates..
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