Marcelo Perez del Carpio |
2012 Highly Commended
About the project
About the photographer
Marcelo Pérez del Carpio (29) was born in La Paz, Bolivia and grew up in Venezuela. In 1999 he went back to his country to study architecture. He started studying photography in 2003. In 2005, he won the 1st prize of the National Competition “Fotopasión”, which allowed him to attended to the 17th Visa pour L’Image festival in France. In 2007, he had a portfolio review with Christopher Anderson (Magnum Photos) in Venezuela. In 2011, he was selected to participate of “Trasatlántica’s” portfolio reviews organized by PHotoEspaña. He also had portfolio reviews with Isabel Muñoz, Juan Manuel Castro Prieto and Andreas Rost. Recently, he was nominated for the World Press Photo´s Joop Swart Masterclass.
Nowadays, he is collaborating as a freelance with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Bolivia and the Bolivian Press Agency AFKA.
Based in La Paz, his work focuses on documentary, photojournalism and architectural photography.
via Winners | Ian Parry.