Alejandra Rajal

Documentary Photographer
   
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality: Mexican
Biography: Alejandra Rajal is a documentary photographer born and based in Mexico. Her vision focuses mainly on creating awareness of different realities, aiming to social conscience. Currently, she works as a freelance photographer dividing her time between... read on
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The psychiatrist at the centre of the opioid crisis
alejandra rajal
Apr 1, 2020
Location: Mexico City
My latest work for Nature photographing the brilliant Nora Volkow in her childhood home (now a museum) in Mexico City where her great grand-father Leon Trotsky lived during his last years of exile.

The psychiatrist at the centre of the opioid crisis
Nora Volkow leads the world’s biggest funder of addiction research at a time when the United States is grappling with a devastating surge in drug use.

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