ICP International Center of Photography (summer course)
Universidad Catolica de Chile
About Pilar Vergara
Pilar Vergara holds a degree in Journalism from the Universidad Católica in her home country of Chile. While there, her human rights photography led to work for a leading news magazine, published in opposition to the Pinochet regime. She also shot assignments for Reuters and the Associated Press. Some of her work is held in the archives of Museo Reina Sofia in Spain.
Currently based in New York, Pilar has been a regular contributor to Washington City Paper and the Washington Post Magazine. Her work has been exhibited and published in numerous journals, both here and abroad. Her documentary projects reflect an interest in contemporary culture and social issues.