Camilo Leon-Quijano ​is an independent photographer born in Bogotá (Colombia) and based in Paris. 
Phd Fellow in Sociology and lecturer at the Gender Studies department of the EHESS (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences), he uses photography as a medium to understand urban spaces. He specializes in gender issues and social inequalities. Camilo explores the multiples ways photography may be an empowering instrument to overturn stereotypes: in that sense he conceives visual materials as a tool to inquire about the documentary and realistic status of photography in the social sciences.
He has been working on documentary projects in France, Colombia and Madagascar. 

+33 669150949
Paris - France

Awards and Fellowships

2018. Finalist. Days Japan International Photojournalism Awards.

2017. Finalist. Prix Libération AJAP.

2017. Selection. Nikon/NOOR Academy - Paris

2017. Finalist. LuganoPhotoDays.

2017. Winner. Prix Diapéro du diaporama sonore 2017 avec Libération et Fisheye Magazine.

2017. Fellowship. Society for Visual Anthropology /Robert Lemelson Foundation
2017. Winner. Prix de photographie de l'EHESS

Education and Research

Phd fellow EHESS (Sociology)
Lecturer at Gender Studies Department of EHESS
M.A. Sociology and Latin American Studies
IHEAL/U. Sorbonne Nouvelle
M.A. Gender Studies
B.A. Political Sciences
Università di Bologna (IT)


2017. #Lesrugbywomen : plaquer les stéréotypes Sarcelles (FR) - Exposition éphémère au Collège Chantereine
2015/2016. Mujeres, participación e imagen - Medellín (COL) - Museo de la calle (Alcaldía de Medellín)
2015. Femmes engagées à Medellín
Paris (FR) - MIE Bastille - Mairie de Paris
2015. Femmes engagées à Medellín
Paris (FR) - U. Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris 3)
2013 - Madagascar
Padova (IT). Etnofilm Festival Monselice


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