Bio

London-based Venezuelan documentary photographer and experienced journalist focusing mainly on social issues in Latin America and raising attention to under-reported international stories. After years of working as a TV writer for the independent Venezuelan TV network Televen, as well as a print journalist for weekly news journal Semanario Quinto Dia, she earned an MA with distinction in photojournalism and documentary photography from the London College of Communication. She now focuses on Photography as an additional tool to continue uncovering stories with.

Exhibitions

2017 Change Makers. Solo Exhibition LAWA. London UK
2017 The Crisis in Venezuela. Solo Exhibition. Kings College London. UK
2017 Broader Implications. Group Show. London, UK
2016 A Photo-Book Exhibition Cork Photo Gallery, Ireland.
2016 Enredadas Exhibition, Group Show. Cuenca, Ecuador.
2015 GuatePhoto, Group Show. Antigua, Guatemala.
2015 San José Foto, Group Show. Uruguay.
2015 Just Another Photo Festival, Group Show. New Delhi, India.
2015 Fresh Faced + Wild Eyed
2015. The Photographers Gallery, London.
2015 Consider This, Group Show, London College of Communication, London.
2013 Free Range, Group Show.

Awards

2017 PH Museum 2017 Women Photographers Grant. Honourable Mention Winner.
2017 Latin America FotografĂ­a 6. Winner
2016 les Coups de coeur de l’AN. Finalist
2015 FreshFaced+WildEyed. Winner
2015 Getty Graduate School Mentorship

Contact

Email: bettyzapata@gmail.com
Phone: +44 (0) 7964325894

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