Santiago is a Colombian documentary photographer focused on social issues in Colombia.
He has 3 years of experience as a photojournalist. He has worked for several Colombian media outlets, including La Silla Vacía: half characterized for working on issues related to power and politics in Colombia. He also worked for Vice magazine and its adjoining platforms: Pacifista !, Thump and Noisey.
He has participated in several photography workshops with both international and national instructors: some like Stephen Ferry, Federico Ríos, the Colectivo +1, among others. He was also a participant in the workshop 20 photographers – Mexico: where he was under the supervision of Óscar B. Castillo.
He is a member of the Reojo collective. @reojocolectivo on Instagram.
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