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Documentary photographer currently based in Madrid. MSc in Physics and a background in Translation and Fine arts. She has lived in United Kingdom, Germany and France.

Her personal work focuses on travel, memory and the exploration of human emotions. With her images, she aims at provoking discussion and reflection. Her projects also talk about the relationship between people and their environment and the merging of traditions and modernity.

In 2018 she has been invited to participate in the Nuits des Images, organised by the Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne. In 2017, she was selected to participate in Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña and received an Honourable Mention at the IPA Photography Awards, Climate Change 2016 and at the MonoVisions Award: Conceptual Category. In 2015, she was finalist of the LensCulture Street Awards with her work on Ethiopia and recipient of the Albarracin Seminar Award with "el Hombrecino". In 2013 she was a finalist at the International Photographic Contest Alliance Française-Fundación Pilar Citoler.

In 2012, she self-published her first dummy "el Hombrecino", which has been exhibited in ARCOmadrid International Contemporary Art Fair (2013) and Libros Mutantes Book Fair, Casa Encendida Madrid (2013).
At present she is working on her first book on this project.

Her images have also been exhibited in places like PhotoEspaña, the Alliance Française, Voies Off Arles, Athens Photo Festival, Istambul Photo Festival, and published in media like El País, and other national and international online media.

At present she divides her time between long-term documentary projects and undertaking commercial and editorial work.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
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2018. Nuits des Images, organised by the Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne

2017. Athens Photo Festival. Benaki Museum Athens, Greece, 14 June to 30 July 2017

2017. Museo Teknahi. UrbanZientzia, Olatu!!!Talka!!! 2017

2017. Street photography. Blank Wall Gallery. Athens. January 2017

2016. Albarracín Photography and Journalism Meeting, Audiovisual Projections, Iglesia-Auditorio Santa María, Spain

2016. Voies Off Festival, LensCulture, Screening Nights, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France

2016. Género y Figura, audiovisual platform for women photographers.

2015. Second Documentary Photography Days, Turkish Photography Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey

2015. LensCulture Documentary Gallery, el Hombrecino

2015. Jornadas de los grandes viajes, ungranviaje.org, Casa del Reloj, Madrid

2014. No comment, PhotoEspaña Meetings, curated by Julián Barón and Alejandro Castellote, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, Spain

2013. Landscapes of the Body / Paysages du Corps, Médiatèque of Biarritz, Biarritz, France

2013. Landscapes of the Body / Paysages du Corps, OpenPHoto PhotoEspaña, Alliance Française Madrid, Spain

2013. III Encuentros Hispánico Art, fundación Hispánico.nl, Zeddam, the Netherlands

2013. Libros Mutantes Book Fair, el Hombrecino, Casa Encendida, Madrid

2013. ARCOmadrid, el Hombrecino, Madrid, España


AWARDS & RECOGNITION
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2017. Honorable Mention in Conceptual Category, MonoVisions Photography Awards

2017. Selected for Descubrimientos PHE PhotoESPAÑA

2017. Honorable mention, IPA International Photography Awards, Climate Change: Air

2015. Finalist of the LensCulture Street Photography Awards

2015. Recipient, XV Albarracín Photography and Journalism Meeting scholarship, directed by Gervasio Sánchez and organised by Foundation Santa María de Albarracín

2013. Finalist in Landscapes of the Body / Paysages du Corps International Photographic Contest, Alliance Française-Fundación Pilar Citoler

2010. Finalist for the X Albarracín Photography and Journalism Meeting scholarship, directed by Gervasio Sánchez and organised by Foundation Santa María de Albarracín


EDUCATION
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2010, 2011, 2015, 2016. Albarracín Photography and Journalism Meeting

2012. Les Rencontres d'Arles de la Photographie, France

2011. Blankpaper Photography School, Madrid

2004. Diploma on Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, COVER / CORBIS Photo Agency, Madrid

1999. Master's Degree in Physics, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

She has also followed photography workshops with Fosi Vegue, Antonio Xoubanova, Laia Abril, Isabel Muñoz, Gervasio Sánchez, David Jiménez and Nikos Economopoulos, and courses on photojournalism, digital photography and documentary film production.


WORK IN COLLECTIONS AND ARCHIVES
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Collection Alliance Française of Spain


MORE INFO
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LensCulture: Video Interview with Susana Cabañero
El Pais: text on el Hombrecino
El Pais Photo album: el Hombrecino's list
LensCulture Feature: Addis Ababa: The Epiphany
Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña
Yorokobu
The Telegraph
Género y Figura. Featured Photographer.