Colombian independet documentary photographer exploring issues of immigration, human rigths and identity.

Joana is a self-taught photojournalist based in New York City and Bogota.

She worked as a staff photographer with the major magazines and newspapers in Colombia. In 2011, Joana migrated to the United States to pursue her career as a documentarian and artist.   

Her work is included in Collections such as ai-ap Latin American Photography, En Foco and exhibited  in  international photo festivals : GuatePhoto,Just another Festival India,  Photoville, and Slideluck world wilde. She was participant of Missouri Photo Workshop mpw.68 for a sholarship awarded.

Her projects have been featured on The New York Times, NYT LENS blog and other international publications.

She published her first monograph, Masked (oodee, London, 2014)Masked was inaugurated with a group exhibition at the Galería Valenzuela Klenner in Bogotá.  Masked is sold out.  

Currently she is  contributor in Redux Pictures, and Verbatimphoto.  

© 2017 Joana Toro via Visura