Victoria Razo is an freelance photographer based in the city of Veracruz, Mexico. Her vision focuses on issues of Human Rights, gender, environmental disasters and migration, currently she works as an photojournalist collaborating with Agence France-Presse.

Her photographs have been published in national and international media such as The Washington Post, The Guardian, The New York Times, El País, Vice News, La Jornada, and others.

Winner of the First Place in the CEAPP Veracruz 2018 Research Journalism Award in the Photography category with the "Viacrucis Migrante" In 2017 project awarded the First Place in the Gabriel García Márquez Award in the image category with the collective project “Buscadores en un país de desaparecidos” coordinated by Periodistas de a Pie and selected in the top 100 of the best photographs of the year 2018 according to TIME magazine.

She's Member of Women Photograph, Native Agency, Trasluz Photo and Frontline Freelance Mexico.

Awards and Recognition

2019 - Winner Ruben Espinosa State Prize.
2018 - Selected in the top 100 best photographs of 2018 by TIME magazine.
2018 - Honorable Mention in the category Reportage of the National Journalism Prize with the collective project "Buscadores en un país de desaparecidos”.
2018 - Winner of the CEAPP Veracruz 2018 Research Journalism Award, First place in the Photography category with the project "Viacrucis Migrante".
2017 - Selected with a photograph in AFP Pictures of the Year.
2017 - Winner Gabriel García Márquez Award First place in the image category with the collective project "Buscadores en un país de desaparecidos”.
2017 - Winner POY LATAM Third place in the multimedia category with the collective project "Buscadores en un país de desaparecidos".


2019 - 20 Fotógrafos Atitlán, San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala.
2019 - Laboratory of Memory - with Natalia Botero, Veracruz, Mexico.
2019 - Tutor of the workshop "Visible, approach to photojournalism", Veracruz, Mexico.
2019 - Independent Journalism Workshops - by Frontline Freelance, CDMX, Mexico.
2018 - Scholarship by Boreal Collective to attend the "Boreal Bash V"- , San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
2018 - Hostile Environment and First Aid Training - Certified by Control Risks. Hidalgo, México.
2018 - Hackaton for Human Rights -  by Article 19, Mexico City.
2018 - Regional Meeting of Investigative Journalism in Megaprojects -  by Periodistas de a Pie, CDMX, Mexico.
2018 - Workshop “Cómo abordar la desigualdad y la discriminación desde otros ángulos” - by Periodistas de a Pie, Oaxaca, Mexico.
2017 - Documentary Photography Laboratory - by Koral Carballo - Trasluz Photo, Veracruz, Mexico.
2017 - Scholarship by IWMF for the documentary photography workshop and festival, by Native Agency. Quito, Ecuador.
2017 - Workshop "Real-time coverage with mobile devices" - by Midia Ninja, CDMX, Mexico.
2017 - Workshop "Photographic Stories" - with Rodrigo Cruz Veracruz, Mexico.
2017 - Workshop "Herramientas para el desarrollo de historias fotoperiodísticas" - with Alejandro Cegarra, Veracruz, Mexico.
2015 - Photo Experience camp - by AVC Noticias. Jalcomulco, Veracruz, Mexico.
2014-2017 - Technical degree in Photography, Universidad Veracruzana, México.


2019 - Desde Nosotras, Museo Regional De Tláhuac, CDMX, Mexico.
2019 - Gender and Justice, Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation. CDMX, Mexico.
2019 - 20 Fotógrafos, Chuasanaí School, San Pedro la Laguna, Guatemala.
2019 - Desde Nosotras, Museo Casa de la Memoria Indómita, CDMX, Mexico.
2019 - Gruen Berlin Environmental Education Center with Native Agency. Berlin, Germany.
2019 - Freedom of Expression Day, Veracruz Zocalo, Mexico.
2019 - Tierra Beat Festival, CDMX, Mexico.
2019 - Desde Nosotras, Rejas de Chapultepec, CDMX, Mexico.
2018 - Documenta, Carlos Fuentes Library, Xalapa, Mexico.
2016 - Cartografía de la Piel, IVEC, Veracruz, Mexico.
2016 - Equidistante, Museum of the City, Veracruz, Mexico.
2015 - Sosteniendo un Diálogo, RAC Gallery, Xalapa, Mexico.
2015 - Así te veo Veracruz, Juan Malpica Mimendi Fototeca, Veracruz, Mexico.

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