Dulce Pinzon (Mexico 1974 - )


Dulce Pinzón was born in Mexico City in 1974. She studied mass media communications at the Universidad de las Americas in Puebla and photography at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In 1995 she moved to New York, where she studied at the International Center of Photography. She currently resides in Mexico City.

Pinzon’s work has been exhibited, published, and collected internationally. In 2001, her photos were used for the cover of La otra historia de los Estados Unidos, the Spanish-language edition of Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. In 2002 she was awarded the prestigious Mexican Jóvenes Creadores grant. In 2004 she won first prize in the two-dimensional category at the fourth Encuentro Estatal de Arte Contemporáneo in Puebla. In 2006 she won first prize at the 12th Photography Biennial of the Centro de la Imagen in Mexico City. In that same year she was a fellow at the New York Foundation for the Arts and in 2009 she was awarded a grant from the Ford Foundation and nominated in 2012 to the Prix Pictet.

Earlier this year, she was invited to take part at the renowned photography festival Les Rencontres d’Arles in France. She has also taken part in the PhotoIreland Festival in Dublin and in Más allá de la Reportería Fotográfica in Bogotá, Colombia.

Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including Esopus, Marie Claire (South Africa and Thailand editions), Mother Jones, Rolling Stone (Italian edition), Vice, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, La Jornada (Mexico), Reforma (Mexico), and El País (Spain).

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