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. 



Firecracker Grant 


Laureate, Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation Grant

Finalist, 7th Julia Margaret Cameron , Invisible Women Category

Finalist, Canon for Female Photojournalist  


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


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



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

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


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

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

© 2017 Carolina Arantes via Visura