Biography

Camilo Leon-Quijano is a photographer born in 1991 in Bogotá (COL). Phd Fellow in Sociology he explores the intersections between sociology, aesthetics and photography in an ethnographic fieldwork located in the Parisian suburbs. 
He has been awarded with some prizes such as the Grand Prix Paris Match of Student Photoreportage 2018 the Prix du Diaporama Sonore 2017 from Libération, Diapero and Fisheye Magazine, the Robert Lemelson F. Fellowship (American Anthropological Association) and the Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology. He has been finalist at the LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism 2018, the Days Japan International Photojournalism Awards and Lugano PhotoDays. In 2017 he was selected for the Nikon-NOOR Academy in Paris. 
His work has been featured in several media such as the British Journal of Photography, The Washington Post, Fisheye Magazine, Libération, Paris Match, Le Parisien and Days Japan.

Contact

[email protected] 
+33 669150949
Paris - France


Awards and Fellowships

2018. Winner. Grand Prix Paris Match du Photoreportage Etudiant.

2018. Selection. La Bourse du Talent (Portrait Category).

2018. Winner (1st Prize). The Rachel Tanur Memorial for Visual Sociology. The Social Sciences Research Council.

2018. Finalist. 6th LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism (Multimedia Stories).

2018. Finalist. Days Japan International Photojournalism Awards.

2018. Coup de coeur de l'ANI - Festival Visa pour l'image (Perpignan).

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. Winner. Prix de photographie de l'EHESS.

2017. Fellowship. Society for Visual Anthropology /Robert Lemelson Foundation.

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
EHESS
B.A. Political Sciences
Università di Bologna (IT)

Exhibitions

2018. Photojournalism Festival of Barrobjectif (France)

2018. Hotel de Ville de Paris. (Grand Prix du Photoreportage Etudiant Paris Match). 

2018. 6th LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism (Multimedia Stories).

2017. #Lesrugbywomen : plaquer les stéréotypes Sarcelles (FR) - Exposition éphémère au Collège Chantereine

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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