Andrea Hernández Briceño

 

Andrea Hernández Briceño is a Venezuelan photographer based in Caracas with a degree in Journalism from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela). She focuses on social conflicts and community issues in the Latin American and Caribbean region. After working as a writer she found her calling in photojournalism at the local media website El Estimulo. In 2017, she was given the Director’s Scholarship to study at the International Center of Photography. In 2018, she participated in the Eddie Adams Workshop and she was selected as a Women Photograph Mentee. She was recently recognised as one of the 30 Under 30 Women Photographers by Artpil, was included in PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch list, 20 Rising Female Photojournalists list by Artsy. Also, she was chosen as one of the mentors of the 20 Fotógrafos Workshop in Guatemala and as a leader for the Women Photograph Chapter in Caracas. Most recently, she was named National Geographic explorer. Hernández Briceño now works as a freelancer for the Associated Press and contributes for publications such as; The Washington Post, El País and Buzzfeed News.

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