Photographer and Anthropologist based in Ecuador. Member of the collectives Fluxus Foto and Everyday Ecuador. His work focuses on the identity, memory and relationships between human beings and their environment, using photography as the main language and combining with other disciplines to explore stories that focus on social, cultural and human rights issues.
 
His work has been published in Bex Magazine, The Space Bar, PH Museum, El Comercio, La Hora, among others. 

He was selected for the New York Times Portfolio Review 2020 and Photographers camp 20+Photographers Bolivia 2018, nominated for the Second National Geographic Assistant Program and the 6x6 Global Talent Latin America 2019 of World Press Photo. He has won the documentary photography contest 'Miradas Indígenas' (2013), first place in category 'People' in the Mobile Photography Awards (2015), second place in the contest 'Focusing the Good Living' (2014). His work has been exhibited in Canada, Turkey, the United States and Ecuador.
 
 Currently works as freelance photographer and developing his personal projects


 AWARDS
 

2020
 - New York Portfolio Review. Selected participant.
 - National Geographic's Second Assistant Program. Nominee.
 
 2019
- 6x6 Talent Program Latin America of World Press Photo. Nominee.
 
 2018
 - Photographers Camps 20+Fotógrafos Bolivia 2018. Participant.
 
 2017
 - FLUZ Festival. Selected participant for No Fiction Photography workshop with Stephen Ferry and Paradocs Collective
 
 2016
 - 5th Mobile Photo Awards MPA. First place in 'People' category. Honor mentioned  in “Photojournalism” & “Landscapes” categories.
 - FLUZ Festival.  Selected participant for workshop with Christian Rodríguez.
 - FLUZ Festival. Selected participant for portfolio review with Guadalupe Miles.
 
 2014
 - Human Rights Photography Awards “Enfocando el Buen Vivir”. Second Place.
 
 2013
 - Latin American Documentary Photography Awards "Indigenous Gazes". Winner.
 
 EXPOSITIONS
 

2019
 - Too Tired Project, slideshow exhibition. 
Chicago, USA.
 
 2018
 - 20+F Bolivia Exhibition, Kiosko Gallery. Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
 - Miradas Pendientes, Museum of the City. Quito, Ecuador.
 
 
2017
 - Summer of Arts. Itchimbia Park. Quito, Ecuador.
 
 2016
 - FotoIstanbul 2016. Istanbul, Turkey.
 - Mobile Photo Awards MPA 2016 Winners. 
Ontario, Canada.
 - EverydayEcuador, Cumanda Urban Park. Quito, Ecuador.
 - EverydayEcuador, La Ronda House of Arts. 
Quito, Ecuador.
 
 2013
 - "Indigenous Gazes", Art Musem of the Americas. Washington, U.S.A.
 

Instagram: @pre_des_ido

Web: andresyepez.com

Email:  ptrt3310@gmail.com

Phone number: (+593) 99 595 0893



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Fotógrafo y Antropólogo basado en Ecuador. Miembro del colectivo Fluxus Foto y Everyday Ecuador. Su trabajo se centra en la identidad, la memoria y las relaciones entre el ser humano y su entorno, utilizando la fotografía como lenguaje principal y combinándola con otras disciplinas para explorar historias que se enfocan en temas sociales, culturales y los derechos humanos.Su trabajo se ha publicado en Bex Magazine, La Barra Espaciadora, PH Museum, El Comercio, La Hora, entre otros. Fue seleccionado para el New York Times Portfolio Review 2020 y el campamento 20+Fotógrafos Bolivia 2018, nominado al National Geographic’s Second Assistant Program y al 6x6 Global Talent Latinoamérica 2019 de World Press Photo.  Ha ganado el concurso de fotografía documental ‘Miradas Indígenas’ (2013), primer lugar en la categoría ‘Gente’ en los Mobile Photography Awards (2015), segundo lugar en el certamen ‘Enfocando el Buen Vivir’ (2014).  Su trabajo ha sido expuesto en Canadá, Turquía, Estados Unidos y Ecuador.Actualmente trabaja como fotógrafo freelance y desarrollando sus proyectos personales.
 

EXPOSICIONES: 
 
2019 – Too Tired Project slideshow exhibition. Chicago, EEUU. 
 
2018 – Exposición 20+Fotógrafos Bolivia, Kiosko Galería. Santa Cruz, Bolivia. 2018 - Muestra final del campamento 20+Fotógrafos, montaje participativo con la comunidad. Concepción, Bolivia. 
 
2018 - Miradas Pendientes: 10 años de los Derechos de la Naturaleza. Museo de la Ciudad. Quito, Ecuador. 
 
2017 - Villa de las Artes en el Verano de las Artes VAQ 2017. Quito, Ecuador. 
 
2016 - Everyday Projects en FotoIstanbul 2016. Istanbul, Turquía. 2016 - Mobile Photo Awards MPA 2015 Winners. Ontario, Canadá. 
 
2016 - EverydayEcuador, Cumandá Parque Urbano. Quito, Ecuador. 
 
2016 - EverydayEcuador, Casa de las artes La Ronda. Quito, Ecuador. 
 
2015 - FotoIstanbul 2015. Istanbul, Turquía. 
 
2013 - "Miradas Indígenas" en el Museo de las Américas. Washington, EEUU. 
 


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