Nelson Morales

September 8, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at Warehouse 242

part of a series on Compassion


About the speaker

Nelson Morales was born in Unión Hidalgo Oaxaca. He studied communication sciences in Oaxaca. For seven years he has dedicated himself to photography, with the majority of his work based on sexual diversity. Has studied the following programs: Photo Book Incubator Program, La Hydra, Mexico, 2016. Contemporary Photography Seminar, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico, 2015. Contemporary Photography Program, Gimnasio de Arte y Cultura, 2013, Fotoensayo 5, Pachuca México, 2012. He has had several exhibitions in Mexico and in countries such as Spain, Malaysia, Colombia, Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands. Has obtained these recognitions: Honorable Mention, “Jóvenes en el Espejo” (Young people on the mirror), Mexico, Fotoensayo Fellowship Awarded, Mexico. Winner, “Te hace ver mas” (Makes you see more), Channel 11, Mexico. Winner, “Los jóvenes, la primavera visual de sus crisis y sus esperanzas,” Mexico. He received the Stella Johnson Scholarship to participate as the Mrs. Johnson photographer assistant. Finalist, II Oaxaca Photography Biennial, Mexico, 2015-2016. FONCA Young Artists Fellowship. Honorable Mention, POY Latam, Latin America. Finalist, I Oaxaca Photography Biennial, Mexico. Finalist, Kuala Lumpur Photo Fest Awards, Kuala Lumpur. His work has been published in several magazines, and most recently in the book Reveal and Detonate. Fotografía en México. In the coming months, he will be an Artist in Residence at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation.

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