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Koral Carballo (nació en Poza Rica, Veracruz, México en 1987) Cuenta historias relacionadas con la identidad, la violencia y el territorio; explorando las fronteras de la fotografía entre el periodismo y las artes visuales.
Comenzó su carrera como fotoperiodista en 2009 y en 2016 decidió dejar el diarismo para investigar sus propios  proyectos a largo plazo. Actualmente trabaja como fotoperiodista, fotógrafa documental, narradora de historias visuales y artista independiente.

Es parte del colectivo Ruda. Además pertenece a las organizaciones: Foto Féminas, Fotógrafas en México, Frontline Freelance México, Diversify Photo y Women Photograph.
Fundó junto con un grupo de fotoperiodistas veracruzanos en 2014 el Festival Internacional de Fotografía Periodística y Documental Mirar Distinto en México, y actualmente lo coproduce.
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Koral Carballo ( b. Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico in 1987) She tells stories related to identity, violence and territory; dissolving frontiers between photojournalism and visual arts. 

She began her career as a photojournalist in 2009 and in 2016 she decided to leave the local media to investigate her own long-term projects. She is currently working as a photojournalist, documentary photographer, visual storyteller and freelance artist.

Collaborates with the Ruda Collective. It also belongs to the organizations  Foto Féminas, Fotógrafas en México, Frontline Freelance Mexico, Diversify Photo and Women Photograph.

 She founded along with a group of Veracruz photojournalists in 2014 the Mirar Distinto International Festival of Journalistic and Documentary Photography in Mexico, and currently co-produces.


Awards and Grants




2020 Recipient Bronx Documentary Center and Darryl Chappell (USA).

2020 Recipient Yes Contemporary Artist Grant with Welcome to Intipucá Project  (El Salvador).

2020 Recipient Program of Cultural Promotion and Co-investment of FONCA  (Mexico).

2020 Recipient COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists National Geographic, 2020 with Ruda Colectiva Grantee (Global).

2020 Nominee  Emerson Collective Grant (USA).

2020 Nominee 6x6 Talent World Presse Photo North America (Norway).

2020 Nominee Joop Swart Masterclass World Press Photo (Norway).

2020 Nominee  Berlin Talent (Germany).

2020 Finalist The Independent photographer 'Emerging Talent' competition, 2020,  (USA).

2019 Recipient Women Photograph + Getty Images  (Global).

2019 Recipient We Women Grant with Welcome to Intipucá Project  (USA).

2019 Finalist Voies Off Arles (France).

2019 Nominee Berlin Talent (Germany).

2019 Nominee Joop Swart Masterclass World Press Photo (Norway).

2019 Finalist Vevey Images Book Award (Switzerland).

2018 Recipient Moving Walls 25 Grant of the Open Society Foundation with Welcome to Intipucá Project  (Global).

2018 Recipient Adelante Reporting Grant 2018 - 2019 from the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) with Welcome to Intipucá Project  (Global).

2018 Recipient Young Creators of the National Fund of Culture and the Arts (FONCA) Photography (Mexico).

2018 Finalist Magnum Photos Submissions New Members' Portfolios.

2018 Finalist Photography Biennial of Centro de la Imagen in Mexico (Mexico).

2018 Nominee 6x6 Talent World Presse Photo North America.

2018 Nominee One to Watch of the Journal British of Photography (U.K.).

2018 Nominee Joop Swart Masterclass World Press Photo (Norway).

2017 Recipient Adelante Reporting Trip at the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF)  with Welcome to Intipucá Project (Global ).

2017 Finalist Festival NexoFoto (Spain).

2017 Recipient Loan Program Leica Fotografie International (Germany).

2017 Recipient 1st place in the portfolio review of the Latin American Photography Colloquium organized by the Cuatro Caminos Museum Photo (Mexico).

2016 Nominee Joop Swart Masterclass World Press Photo (Norway).

2015 Nominee Latinoamérica Masterclass World Press Photo (Norway - México).

2015 Recipient Young Creators of the National Fund of Culture and the Arts (FONCA) Photography (Mexico).

Koral Carballo

Koral Carballo ( b. Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico in 1987) She tells stories related to identity, violence and territory; dissolving frontiers between photojournalism and visual arts. She began her career as a photojournalist in 2009 and in 2016 she decided to leave the local media to investigate her own long-term projects. She is currently working as a photojournalist, documentary photographer, visual storyteller and freelance artist.
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