Carlos Cazalis

Photographer in Mexico City, Mexico

Carlos Cazalis

Photographer in Mexico City, Mexico

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Documentary Photographer

1969 • Born in Mexico City.


• 2001 MFA Design and Technology, Parsons School of Design, New York.

• 1991 BAS, University of Miami, USA


• 2016 Collection of Fundacion Televisa.

• 2011 Grant: Fomento y Co-Inversion CONACUTLA (National Mexican Council for Culture and Arts), Mexico

• 2011 Stop TB Award

• 2011 BD Photo Competition, Pro Best Global Health Image

• 2010 Hon. Mention; Premio Nacional de Periodismo Cultural Fernando Benitez

• 2010 1st Prize Fotolibro Latino America, Editorial RM, Barcelona, Spain

• 2010 Prix Pictet Nomination: Growth

• 2009 POYi First Place, Special Section Magazine Edit with National Geographic

• 2009 Communication Arts Photography Annual

• 2009 World Press Photo Award, First Place Contemporary Issues, Stories

• 2006 + 2008 Nomination for All Roads Film project, National Geographic Society

• 2005 Hon. Mention 6th Mexican Photojournalism Biennial

• 2003 Nomination Joop World Press Master Class

• 1998 Hon. Mention; 3rd Mexican Photojournalism Biennial


•2015 "Haiti: Year Zero", Centro de la Cultura Digital, Mexico City, Mexico

•2015 Syngenta Photography Award exhibition "Waste-Scarcity", London, England

•2014 "Confronting Informality", The Urban Meta, Berlange, Zalen (TU Delft), Delft, Holland

•2013 Syngenta Photography Award exhibition "Rural-Urban", London, England

•2012 "Blood Of Kings", the matador José Tomas, Nimes, France

• 2012 The Urban Meta, Moscow Architecture Biennale, Megacities Foundation, Moscow

• 2011 Metropolis, Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Collecitve, September, Groningen, Holland

• 2011 Occupy Sao Paulo, Foto Septiembre, August, Mexico City, Mexico

• 2011 Urban Shadows, Contact Festival, May,Toronto, Canada

• 2011 Urban Shadows, Festival Periscopios, May, Vitoria, Spain

• 2011 Year Zero at Drik Photo Festival, Dhaka, Bangladesh

• 2010 Ephemeral: Jose Tomas, Polka Gallery, June, Paris, France

• 2010 Imagenes del Mexicano, January at Bozar, Paleis Voor Schone Kunsten, Belgium

• 2009 Occupy Sao Paulo, Polka Gallery, December, Paris, France

• 2009 Occupy Sao Paulo, Aleppo Photofestival PDFX exhibition, Syria, Damascus

• 2009 Kamagasaki: Alone in Paradise, 21st Visa pour L’Image Festival, Perpignan, France

• 2009 Occupy Sao Paulo, Drik P

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  • Work
    • Independent Documentary Photographer
  • Education
    • MFA Parsons School of Design