Adriana Zehbrauskas is a Brazilian documentary photographer and based in Mexico City. Her work is largely focused on issues related to religion, migration, and the violence resulting from the drug trades in Mexico and Central America. She works on personal projects and assignment work for regular clients such as the New York Times, UNICEF, BuzzFeed News and Folha de S. Paulo, among others. She is an instructor with the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop, the World Press Foundation, the International Center of Photography, and FNPI (Fundación Gabriel García Márquez Para El Nuevo Periodismo Ibero Americano). Recent stories include a deeper look into the families of the babies born with microcephaly due to the Zika virus in the northeastern part of Brazil and exploring the causes of migration in central Honduras. Her work has been highlighted in the documentary “Beyond Assignment” and recent awards include the Getty Images Instagram Grant. Her Family Matters project has been shown at The Fence at Photoville (NY, 2017); Teachers College at Columbia University (NY, 2017); The Half King (NY, 2016), Galeria Malafama (Mexico City, 2016); and Centro Cultural Metropolitano (Quito, Ecuador, 2016). (Photo shot in Ecatepec de Morelos, Mexico, 2017. Photo sponsors: Kate Eagles and Libby Eagles.)


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