TAMARA MERINO (1990)

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 works as a freelance photographer and is part of Women Photograph.

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

 

AWARDS:

– 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.

 

TALKS:

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

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2017

– The Washington Post. United States.
– Outdoor Magazine. Chile.
– Front page. The Washington Post. United States.
– The Washington Post. United States.
– 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.