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Publication. Mala Hora (At the Wrong Time) at Femmes Photographers Magazine in Paris, France
koral carballo
Sep 29, 2020
Location: Paris, France
...] The astonishment, when it seizes us, isolates us and prevents us from thinking. It throws us violently on a bank while the world continues to advance before us. We are then both separated from the course of things and united to the object of our astonishment, no longer knowing what to decide or where to look. Time becomes a still image,
which can take a long time. But an image, no matter how staggering, is always a story. The more we return to it, the more we discern its details, the more we discover a part of ourselves in it. The Gorgon Medusa offers us an option that seems simple: what elixir do we want to drink? Poison or antidote? If the poison is a sneaky attack, the antidote is action. It is what makes it possible to resist. Therefore, to respond to the image of the Gorgon Medusa, we must recall a small word that has become commonplace and commercial today, even though it is the first: desire [...].
Karelle Menine

Photographes / Serpil Polat / Nadia Shira Cohen / Claudia Andujar / Diana Matar / Kimberly dela Cruz / Koral Carballo / ÇiāŸdem Ücüncü / Agnès Geoffray / Valentina Camu / Laurel / Chor / Fanny Viguier / Analia Cid / Natalia Espina López / Amy Sacka / Amilix Fornerod / Célia Bonnin /

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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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