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We want to show you three Latin American photographers that you should know.
Lola Álvarez Bravo (1907-1993)
The Mexican photographer was born in Lagos de Morenos, Jalisco. As reported by the portal fotografica.mx, she has collaborated with artists of stature such as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Rufino Tamayo, and David Alfaro, artists who were very important in the Mexican art scene. Among the activities carried out is that of a graphic reporter, commercial and documentary photography, portrait artist, plastic artist, etc. Her work was influenced by photographers such as Edward Weston and Tina Modotti, among others. Her works were not only published in her country of origin but also came to the United States. For the year 1989, four years before her death, Lola retired from her career.
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She is a photographer of Ciudad de Nezahualcóyotl in the State of Mexico. As she explains in the biography of her website, her work is responsible for exploring various narratives to reflect on the body, identity, and territory. All this developing in the east of the Metropolitan Area of Mexico City. Among the studies carried out by Madrigal, she holds a degree in Computer Science from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, but although this is not related with her passion, she still developed photography workshops with photographer Mark Powell during the year 2009, and 2014. Not only she has exhibited in her native country Mexico but also countries like Brazil, Italy, Spain, Argentina, among others, have been able to appreciate his pieces. He has also published in different international media such as The Guardian and has participated in the management of the digital platform Mal d3 Ojo and the Everyday Neza project.
She is Mexican photographer who, due to her work, has been invited to work in countries such as Germany, Cuba, Hungary, France, the United States, among others, according to what she shares as a biography on her web portal. The artist resides and works in Mexico City and has won major and important awards and prizes such as the National Prize for Science and Arts in Mexico City in 2008 and the Hugo Erfurth Award in Leverkusen, Germany, among many others that have marked the artistic life of this photographer.
LatinAmerican Post | Ana María Aray Mariño
Translated from "Las 3 fotógrafas mexicanas que debes conoce"