TAMARA MERINO

Tamara is an independent documentary photographer and storyteller concentrating on social and cultural issues. She has worked with local and native communities over the last five years in Brazil, Mexico, Cuba, Australia and India.

Tamara has a degree in photography at the Universidad del Pacífico of Santiago, Chile. A residency of photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York and a diploma of documentary photography at the Universidad Católica of Santiago, Chile. She is part of Women Photograph and Ladera Sur. .

Tamara is available for freelance assignments and is currently based in Santiago, Chile.

 

AWARDS:

– Winner Wabisabi Recidency / Portfolio Review of ERRANTE International Photography Festival 2017.
– Selected for the Portfolio Review of ERRANTE International Photography Festival 2017.
– Selected for the FIFV Internacional festival of photography in Valparaiso 2017.
– Awardee Foundry Photojournalism scholarship 2017.
– Nominee for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2017.
– Finalist for the Magnum Foundation and Inge Morath Award 2016.
– Nominee for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2016.
– Selected for the the World Press Photo Latin America Masterclass 2015.
– Nominee for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass 2015.

 

EXHIBITIONS:

– World Press Photo Side Exhibition – DIS/PLACE. Washington DC, United States. 2017.

 

TALKS:

– Documentary Photography lecture at UPA. Santiago, Chile.
– Documentary Photography Festival at Universidad San Francisco. Quito, Ecuador.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2017

– The Washington Post. United States.
– El Tiempo. United States and Canada.
– Ladera Sur. Chile. 
– Fish Eye Magazine. France. 
– Roads and Kingdoms. United States/ Spain. 
– Folha de Sao Paulo. Brasil. (Assignment)
– Outdoor Magazine. Chile.
– Front page. The Washington Post. United States. (Assignment)
– The Washington Post. United States. (Assignment)
– La Tercera. Chile.
– Joia Magazine. Chile. 
– PHmuseum. Argentina. 
– Wired. Japan.
– Newsweek. United States. 
– The New York Times. United States. 
– The New York Times en español. United States.
– Revista Ya. Chile.
– ЛЫЧБУК Newspaper. Russia.
– Lost at e Minor. Australia. 
– The Sydney Morning Herald. Australia.
– Der Spiegel. Germany.

2016

– National Geographic. Nederland/ Belgium. 
– Wired Photo. United States.
The Washington Post. United States.
– National Geographic. Italy.
– Kienthuc Newspaper. Vietnam. 
– Que Pasa Magazine. Chile.
– Ladera Sur. Chile. 
– National Geographic. United States. 

2015

– Zone Zero. Mexico. 
– World Press Photo & Pedro Meyer Foundation. United States.