SARA ESCOBAR

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Sara Escobar, DOCUMENTARY MEXICAN PHOTOGRAPHER, 1984. HER photographic and video work focuses on identity, social justice and human rights on Latin America.

She has a Communication Sciences Degree and a Documentary Cinema Master Degree (UNAM). I was part of the International Photojournalism Workshop at International Journalism Institute Jose Marti at La Habana Cuba in 2007. She was part of the Contemporary Photography at Center for the Image in 2013. She has studied different workshops with Andrés Garay, Jon Lowenstein, Sebastian Liste, Christopher Morris, Keith Dannemiller, Emilio Morenatti, Darío López Mills, Eniac Martínez and Joao Moreira Salles.

She is part of Tortugas al Viento, where she has worked for different media such as AJ+, National Geographic, MSNBC, Mitú, Revolución 3.0, Xinhua and RNW, and also for NGOs such as the Truth Comission for Guerrero State, Greenpeace, GIZ and AMEXCID.

From 2005 to 1012, She worked for Milenio Diario, Milenio TV, Fremantlemedia, Canal 6 de Julio and the Chamber of Deputies.

She is part of the documentary collective Dospasosabajo. Her first documentary film "To enlist" was recognized with the Jose Rovirosa Award for Best Student Documentary in 2014 and the Young Collective Medium Length Award at Santiago Alvarez in Memoriam Festival (Cuba) in 2015.

Her photographic work has been collectively exhibited in different parts of the world: 2019. Mexico City. Desde nosotras, 2017. EUA. Enamorados de la Mujer Barbuda. Ciudad de México. Fotografía Contemporánea,  2016. Chile. Sin título, ca. Programa cultural Tierra Adentro, 2015. México. Todo por ver, 2010-2011. México. La ciudad y sus quinceañeras.