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Photographer and Anthropologist based in Quito, Ecuador. Member of Fluxus FotoDiversify Photo and The Everyday Projects. His work focuses on identity, memory and the relationship between humans and their environment, using photography as the main language and combining it with other disciplines in order to explore stories that focus on social, cultural and human rights issues.

Grantee of COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists of National Geographic Society with Fluxus Foto. Selected for the New York Times Portfolio Review 2020 and the XXXIII Eddie Addams Workshop. Participated in the 20+Photographers camp Bolivia 2018. Nominated for National Geographic's Second Assistant Program and World Press Photo's 6x6 Global Talent Latin America 2019. Winner of 'Miradas Indígenas' contest 2013 and winner of the category 'Gente' in the Mobile Photography Awards 2015.  

His work has been featured in National Geographic, NPR, AJ+ en Español, BistandsAktuelt, Edge of Humanity Magazine, Bex Magazine, La Barra Espaciadora, PH Museum, El Comercio, La Hora, among others, and has been part of exhibitions in Spain, Canada, Turkey, United States and Ecuador. Currently works as freelance photographer and develops his personal projects.



AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS

2021 - The Everyday Projects 2021 Grant. Finalist.

2021 - New York Times Portfolio Review. Selected participant.

2021 - National Geographic Storytelling Summit. Selected participant.

2020 - XXVII Jorge Mantilla Ortega Journalism Awards. Collective Winner.

2020 - Los Angeles Center of Photography. "The Connected World: 2020" collective exhibition.

2020 - Photoville Festival. "The Far-reaching Fallout from COVID-19" collective exhibition.

2020 - Getxo Photo 2020 International Image Festival. "Back to the Streets" collective exhibition.

2020 - XXXIII Eddie Adams Workshop. Selected Participant.

2020 - National Geographic Society COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists. Grantee (with Fluxus Foto Collective).

2020- Portafolio LA. Selected Participant.

2020 - New York Portfolio Review. Selected participant (postponed by pandemic)

2020 - National Geographic's Second Assistant Program. Nominee.

2019 - 6x6 Talent Program Latin America of World Press Photo. Nominee.

2019 - Too Tired Project, slideshow exhibition. Chicago, USA.

2018 - Photographers Camps 20+Fotógrafos Bolivia 2018. Participant.

2018 - 20+F Bolivia Exhibition, Kiosko Gallery. Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

2018 - Miradas Pendientes, Museum of the City. Quito, Ecuador.

2017 - Summer of Arts. Itchimbia Park. Quito, Ecuador.

2017 - FLUZ Festival. Selected participant for No Fiction Photography workshop with Stephen Ferry and Paradocs Collective

2016 - FotoIstanbul 2016. Istanbul, Turkey.

2016 - Mobile Photo Awards MPA 2016 Winners. Ontario, Canada.

2016 - EverydayEcuador, Cumanda Urban Park. Quito, Ecuador.

2016 - 5th Mobile Photo Awards MPA. First place in 'People' category. Honor mentioned  in “Photojournalism” & “Landscapes” categories.

2016 - FLUZ Festival.  Selected participant for workshop with Christian Rodríguez.

2016 - EverydayEcuador, La Ronda House of Arts. Quito, Ecuador.

2016 - FLUZ Festival. Selected participant for portfolio review with Guadalupe Miles.

2014 - Human Rights Photography Awards “Enfocando el Buen Vivir”. Second Place.

2013 - "Indigenous Gazes", Art Musem of the Americas. Washington, U.S.A.

2013  - Latin American Documentary Photography Awards "Indigenous Gazes". Winner.

 

[ESPAÑOL]

Fotógrafo y antropólogo basado en Quito, Ecuador. Miembro de Fluxus Foto, Diversify Photo y The Everyday Projects. Su trabajo se centra en la identidad, la memoria y la relación entre el ser humano y su entorno, utilizando la fotografía como lenguaje principal y combinándola con otras disciplinas para explorar historias centradas en temas sociales, culturales y de derechos humanos.

Becario del Fondo de Emergencia para Periodistas COVID-19 de la National Geographic Society con Fluxus Foto. Seleccionado para el New York Times Portfolio Review 2020 y el XXXIII Eddie Adams Workshop. Participó en el campamento 20+Fotógrafos Bolivia 2018. Nominado al National Geographic Second Assistant program y al 6x6 Global Talent Latin America 2019 de World Press Photo. Ganador del concurso 'Miradas Indígenas' 2013 y ganador de la categoría 'Gente' en los Mobile Photography Awards 2015.  

Su trabajo ha aparecido en National Geographic, NPR, AJ+ en Español, BistandsAktuelt, Edge of Humanity Magazine, Bex Magazine, La Barra Espaciadora, PH Museum, El Comercio, La Hora, entre otros, y ha formado parte de exposiciones en España, Canadá, Turquía, Estados Unidos y Ecuador. Actualmente trabaja como fotógrafo independiente y desarrolla sus proyectos personales.









Andrés Yépez

Andrés Yépez || Documentary photographer and Anthropologist based in Ecuador
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