Octavio Hoyos

Photographer @ Dos Pasos Abajo Collective based in Mexico City

Octavio Hoyos. Mexico City, 1974. Study journalism in the Universidad del Distrito Federal in Mexico City. Start in the photo agency Imagenlatina in the 2000. In 2003 join to the national newspaper Milenio as a staff photographer. Has... read on
       
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Coverage Regions: Latin America
Languages Spoken: Spanish, English
Years of experience: More than 10
Octavio Hoyos. Mexico City, 1974.

Study journalism in the Universidad del Distrito Federal in Mexico City. Start in the photo agency Imagenlatina in the 2000. In 2003 join to the national newspaper Milenio as a staff photographer.
Has been assigned to several coverages in Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Canada and United States of America. His work has been published in several medias in Mexico and other countries.
In education he has participated in workshops with photographers such as Christian Poveda of Agence Vu; Christopher Morris of VII, Carlos Cazalis and Jared Moosy as a student of the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Mexico City 2017.
Receive local grants in contests like German grants of journalism 2013 were receive an honor mention; selected in contest "Día a día" contest inside the VII edition of FotoGrafia Festival Internazionale Di Roma in 2008; in the same year receive an honor mention in colombian photo contest "Los trabajos y los días" in his 14th edition. In the 2014 collective exposition "Instagram Jam 2014" inside the Month of Photography, Los Angeles California. In 2014 receive a grant of the photo contest "Addiction" from the site  with the essay "The new drug". In 2015 receive a third place in the category Propaganda of Picture of the Year Latinamerica.