Laura Beltrán Villamizar

Laura Beltrán Villamizar

Laura Beltrán Villamizar (Native Agency) is an independent photography editor and writer born in Bogotá, Colombia. She is the founder of Native Agency – a platform dedicated to the promotion and development of visual journalists from Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. Before founding Native, she worked as editor at World Press Photo, where she led educational programmes in Latin America and co-produced the yearly Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam.

Prior to joining World Press Photo, she worked as associate photo editor for Revolve Magazine where she oversaw long-term features, international commissions for print and online, and curated the magazine’s emphasis on visual storytelling. She currently lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Laura Beltrán Villamizar

Sep 162017

Reclaiming Photography

A panel discussion from the founding members of RECLAIM: an alliance of The Everyday Projects, Native Agency, Majority World, Women Photograph, Minority Report [renamed from Visioning Project], and Diversify Photo. We are six organizations committed to amplifying the voices of underrepresented photographers and decolonizing the photojournalism industry.

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