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Koral Carballo (Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico, 1987) is an Afro-Mexican photojournalist, documentary photographer and visual artist. Her personal/collaborative practice investigates new visual representations of intersecting themes in the contemporary/personal/historical context such as drug war violence and postcolonial identity de-construction.
Her work has received Catchlight Global Fellow, National Geographic Society Grant, POY LATAM's Nuestra Mirada award in second place, the Woman Photograph and Getty Images Grant, the Open Society Foundations Moving Walls 25 Fellowship, and received first place in the portfolio review of the Latin American Photography Colloquium (2017).
Her personal work has been published in the British Journal of Photography, Ph Museum, C&América Latina, Frezze Magazine, Vice Colombia, and Der Grief Magazine. She has been commissioned for Bloomberg News, The New York Times, California Sunday Magazine, Agence France Presse, Ruptly, NPR, Washigton Post, Animal Político among others.
She founded together with a group of photojournalists from Veracruz 2014 the International Festival of Journalistic and Documentary Photography Mirar Distinto in Mexico and currently co-produces.
She is a member of Foto Féminas, Fotógrafas en México, Frontline Freelance México, Diversify Photo and Women Photograph.
Collaborates with Ruda