I am a Salvadoran photographer, based in Mexico City. I work across Central America and Mexico. I started my career as a graphic designer and switched to journalism in an effort to understand and tell human-driven stories about the violence, poverty and the migratory forces that surrounded me. My work has been published in The New York Times, Washington Post, El Faro, New Yorker, Bloomberg Businessweek, El País, Internazionale and Time Magazine.

My recognitions include:

— First prize in the «Daily Life» category of World Press Photo contest (2014)

— Finalist for the The Gabriel García Márquez Journalism Awards (2014, 2017)

— First prize in the POY Latam portrait category (2015)

— First prize in the Hillman Prize for Central America refugees project (2018)

— Nominated for an Emmy in the News & Documentary category (2018)

— Selected for Time Magazine’s best pictures of the year (2018)

—3rd Prize in The PHmuseum 2020 Photography Grant