Josué Rivas

Visual Storyteller + founder Standing Project + co-founder Nativs Photograph + fellow MagnumFND

Josué Rivas  (Mexica/Otomi) is a visual storyteller and educator working at the intersection of art, journalism, and social justice. His work aims to challenge the mainstream narrative about Indigenous peoples, build... read on
Location: Portland, Oregon
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Filmmaker, Street Art, Director, Videographer, Content Strategist, Entertainment, Video Editor, Environment, Documentary, Multimedia, Creative, Video, Film, Creative Director, Photography, Portraiture, Conceptual, Culture, Director of Photography, Social Media Editor, Digital Stratagist, Digital Marketing, Marketing, Civil Rights and Social Inequality, Humanitarian, Impact
Skills: Graphic Design, Audio Recording, Color Correction, Adobe Premier, Mixed Media, Branding, Art Direction, Multimedia Production, Photojournalism, Video Editing, Film Photography
       | www.josuerivasfoto.com
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Josué Rivas (Mexica/Otomi) is a visual storyteller and educator working at the intersection of art, journalism, and social justice. His work aims to challenge the mainstream narrative about Indigenous peoples, build awareness about issues affecting Native communities across Turtle Island, and be a visual messenger for those in the shadows of our society. 


He is a 2017 Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellow, founder of the Standing Strong Project, co-founder of Natives Photograph and winner of the 2018 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo. 


His work has appeared in publications including National Geographic, Buzzfeed, The Guardian, and World Policy Journal. He is available for photo assignments, film projects and exhibitions. 


Josué is based in Portland, OR.