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International Center of Photography, New York, NY
About Lucía Vázquez
Lucía Vázquez (b. 1993) is a journalist and photographer from Buenos Aires, Argentina.. She received a bachelor's degree in Journalistic Communication at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina in 2015. Between 2013 and 2017, she studied photography at Motivarte Photography School in Buenos Aires and at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York. Since 2012, she works as a writer, editor, photographer and videographer for the news agency “iJudicial” from the Judiciary of the City of Buenos Aires, which reports on court decisions regarding social matters (gender violence, LGBTIQ+ rights, health and reproductive rights, children’s and education rights, etc.). Between 2015 and 2016, she also worked as a bilingual writer (Spanish - Portuguese) for The Walt Disney Company Argentina, in its initiative Compromiso Disney/Disney Cidadania. An experienced travel journalist and photographer, she has published over a dozen articles (text and photos) about her journeys in Japan, New Zealand, Argentina and the United States in Rumbos Magazine, UNO media, Travel Magazine, Marco Polo Magazine from AlMundo.com and Alta Magazine from Aerolíneas Argentinas, Argentina's flag carrier. In 2018, she received a Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina and started working as a freelance event and portrait photographer. In June 2020, she graduated from the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism program at the International Center of Photography, where she was awarded The Wall Street Journal Scholarship. Her documentary work was recently published in "2020 Edited" by Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie in Berlin, exhibited at the shows "How The Light Comes In" and “Global Images for Global Crisis” at the International Center of Photography (NYC) and featured in Fotodemic. In her personal practice, she focuses on women stories, the rejection of injustices of a patriarchal system, the exploration of places and eco-systems, and the impact of unsustainable human actions on the environment.