Fabiola Ferrero, born in Caracas in 1991, is a journalist and photographer
currently based between Venezuela and Colombia.

Her work is the result of growing up in one of the most dangerous cities in
the world, which led her to explore how societies act under hostile
contexts and to focus on the human condition through writing and

She is part of the
World Press Photo 6x6 Talent Program South America, the VII Mentor Program and a Magnum Fellow. 

As well as developing independent investigations in Latin America, she
has been featured in TIME, The New York Times, M Magazine, Le Monde, The Wall Street
Journal, Bloomberg NewsWeek, NPR, BBC, Buzzfeed News, VQR, PH Museum Story of the week, YET Magazine, Modern Psykologi, El
País, Yahoo News, The Week, Revista El Malpensante, and others.

HEAT + REACT trained. ENTRi certified.


2019. 30 under 30 Women Photographers. ARTPIL.
2019. Winner. Grant from Critical Refugee Studies Department, UCSD.

2018. Winner. World Press Photo 6x6 Talent Program South America.

2018. Winner. Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellowship.

2018. Winner. VII Mentor Program.

2018. Participant. Eddie Adams Workshop XXXI

2018. Nominated. Elliott Erwitt Havana Club Grant. 

2018. Winner. PHM Women Photographers Grant New Generation Prize Honorable Mention.

2018. Shortlisted. PH Museum Grant.

2017: Winner. Emerging Vision Award by The Documentary Project Fund.

2017. Winner. Award for Journalistic Excellence for Venezuela's crisis coverage. SIP.

2017: Winner. Grant for selected participant. Native Agency Documentary Photography Festival in Quito, Ecuador.

2017: Winner. Fundación Carolina Armed Conflict Expert Scholarship.

2017. Selected author. Festival Errante, Nat Geo. Uruguay.

2017. Finalist. 100 best photographers of Latin America. Es Fotoperiodismo Festival. 

2017. Publication of Fanzine MotherEarthConflict by Editorial House Rabipelao Ediciones. 

2017: Group exhibition "Venezuela in chaos". Noorderlicht Gallery, The Netherlands. 

2017. Group Exhibition Broader Implications. London, UK

2017. Group Exhibition Caracas Ciudad Dispersa. Caracas, Venezuela. 

2016: Group exhibition. Emerging talents, the Ian Parry Scholarship Private View. London, UK.

2016: Group exhibition "República Colapsada", Berlín, Germany.




TIME: State of Ruin: Tales from Venezuela's Collapse

World Press Photo: Sometimes Blurred

Nieman Reports: Covering a collapsing nation

PH Museum: The psychological turmoil of a nation

Rory Peck Lifelines: Fabiola's story

The Week: The ghosts of Venezuela

Fabiola Ferrero: Arte, poesía y emoción

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