Yael Martínez Velázquez
Mexico, 1984. Studied the Seminario de Fotografía Contemporánea 2010 at the Centro de la Imagen Mexico, and participated in many photography workshops in Oaxaca. His work has been featured in group shows in Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Switzerland, USA ,Spain and Norway. He has had solo shows at the Centro Fotográfico Manuel Álvarez. He has received the Fonca's Jóvenes Creadores grant (2013-14) and (2011-12).
Selected for the Joop Swart Master Class Latinoamerica World Press Photo 2015. Finalist in the Eugene Smith Grant XXXVI 2015. Nominated and 2nd runner up for WorldPress Photo Joop Swart Master Class 2015. Finalist in the VIII OJO de Pez Award PHE Human Values- Photo España2015. Selected VII Bienal In Visual Arts Yucatan Mexico 2015. Selected in the XVI Bienal del Centro de la Imagen Mexico 2014. Purchase prize at the XXXIV Encuentro Nacional de Arte Joven 2014. He was awarded second prize at the Concurso de Fotografía Contemporánea de México 2012. He is currently a freelance photographer.