Carolina is a Brazilian independent photographer based in Paris, France. Laureate at the Fondation Jean-Luc Lagardère Grant 2015, she pursues documentary stories both in Europe as in Brazil. She has also participated at VII Agency Masterclass 2014-2015.

Born in Minas Gerais, she grew up between countryside city Uberaba and the megalopole of Sao Paulo.  She has as Photography degree at SENAC , Social Communication Journalism at the Catholic University of Sao Paulo and master degree in Cultural Project Development at Barcelona University. 

Her work can be seen in publications such as GEO De, New York Times, LENS BlogLe Monde, CNN,  Epoca Magazine,  among others. 



EDUCATION    

2014-15   
Masterclass VII Agency (Milan) 

2011-13 Assistant, Christopher Morris (VII Photo Agency), assignments in France

2011      
Documentary Photography Workshop with Christopher Morris (VII Photo Agency), Arles Photo Festival

2009        
Trainee at La Cinémathèque de la Danse, Paris, France

2006-08   
Master Cultura Historica y Comunicacion, Universidad de Barcelona

2000-04  
Graduation on Social Communication / Journalism, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo

2000-02   
Senac School of Photography, Sao Paulo



AWARDS

2015

Laureate, Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation Grant

Finalist, 7th Julia Margaret Cameron , Invisible Women Category

Finalist, Canon for Female Photojournalist  


2013

Finalist in International Photography Award Emergentes DST, Encontros da Imagem Festival, Braga, Portugal


2011

Prized best reportage for “Living to Leave”, with Christopher Morris (VII Photo Agency), Arles, France

Project “Living to Leave” chosen as one of the best portfolios by Jean Luc Monterosso (Maison Européenne de la Photographie/ Paris), L’oeil de la Photographie

Women Changing India PNB Paribas & Magnum Photo Agency Competition, 2nd Place (collective), Paris, France


EXHIBITIONS

2015

"LOOKING FORWARD" LENS Blog / New York Times First Exhibition in Africa, LagosPhoto Festival

2013  
Emergentes DST, collective exhibition, Teatro Circo, Braga, Portugal

2007   

"We are all Photographers Now", collective exhibition, Musée Elysée, Lauzanne, Switzerland

2003  
Solo exhibition “Pés” at Semana de Arte Modesta, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de São Paulo, Brazil



© 2017 Carolina Arantes via Visura