Journalist and Photographer from Venezuela. Based between Caracas and Bogotá.


(1991) BA in Journalism. Advanced studies in Investigative Journalism.

Fabiola Ferrero is a freelance writer and photographer based between Venezuela and Colombia. Her work is the result of growing up in one of the most dangerous cities in the world: Caracas, Venezuela, where witnessing violence and injustice became the starting point of a life in search for answers.  As a photographer and writer, her interest  is to explore human behavior in hostile contexts and how communities deal with pain. Fluent in both Spanish and English.

Published on TIME, M Magazine, Le Monde, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, PH Museum Story of the week, YET Magazine, Vogue Italy, El País, Yahoo News,  Amnesty International, The Week, Revista Don Juan, Revista El Malpensante, and others. 

HEAT + REACT trained. ENTRi certified.


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

2018. Winner. Native + Everyday Mentorship Program.

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

2017. Winner. PH Museum 2017 Women Photographers Grant New Generation Prize Honorable Mention.

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.




The ghosts of Venezuela

Fabiola Ferrero: Arte, poesía y emoción

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

Nieman Reports: Covering a collapsing nation

PH Museum: The psychological turmoil of a nation


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