Photographer & Visual Storyteller
I am black because the sun looked at me
I am, still
Ghetto Dreamers (ongoing)
A ti vuelvo
Smithsonian Magazine - The Quest to Save the World’s Most Coveted Chocolate
Republik - Timelessroad
The Wall Street Journal: Venezuelan Migrants Fall Prey to Sex Traffickers
National Geographic LATAM: Education Through WhatsApp
The New York Times: Ecuadorian Indigenous Movement
The Guardian: Community Education
Public Eyes: Lighters
The New York Times: COVID-19 Ecuador
UN WOMEN Ecuador
Bloomberg: Ecuador Unrest
I am black because the sun looked at me
Currently based in Ecuador
2023 World Press Photo South America Winner - Open Format
2023 World Press Photo South America Winner Johanna Alarcón, Ecuadorian photographer and Visura Co member is selected 2023 World Press Photo South America Winner with her multimedia collaborative project SHIFTING, the story of Valentina, 13-year-old girl who aspires to become a photographer and whose mother is in prison for marijuana possession.
Apr 26, 2023
2021 Photography and Social Justice Fellows — Magnum Foundation
Magnum Foundation is proud to announce the 2021 Photography and Social Justice Fellows, eleven photographers, artists, journalists, and activists who are passionate about challenging injustice, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through photography. View on magnumfoundation.org ↗
Dec 16, 2021
Joop Swart Masterclass | World Press Photo
Joop Swart Masterclass The masterclass is named after Joop Swart, a passionate supporter of photographic talent who played a major role in the foundation's history, first as the photo contest jury chair from 1966 to 1974, and then as a member of the foundation's board from 1970 until his death in 1994. Run as a week-long intensive program, the Joop Swart Masterclass identifies,...
Dec 16, 2020
Event: Women Photograph Workshop
This four-day workshop for women and non-binary photographers will involve skills-building sessions, artist talks, portfolio reviews, and hostile environment training. Women Photograph Workshop 2019 — Women Photograph Apply to attend the 2018 Women Photograph Workshop now!
Jan 4, 2020
Festival Internacional Mujeres más que Fotógrafas
Festival Internacional Mujeres más que Fotógrafas que se desarrollará en el marco de la Semana de la Cultura Chia-Bogotá 2019. El día jueves 14 de noviembre, Johis Alarcón compartirá la charla " Mujeres Libre, Pueblos Libres" sobre la importancia de la fotografía para documentar temas relacionados a justicia social y...
Nov 13, 2019
World Press Photo: 6x6 talents from South America
Honored to be recognized by the World Press Photo as one of the 6 x 6 Talent from South America. Congrats to the other photographers. We all receive an automatic nomination for World Press Photo’s prestigious Joop Swart Masterclass . A special thank you to the committee, including photographer and Visura member Joana Toro from Colombia. Find out more about the nomination and...
Aug 21, 2019
Photoville NYC returns for its eighth year, in picturesque Brooklyn Bridge Plaza, from September 12-22 , 2019. Located in Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO beneath the majestic span of the Brooklyn Bridge— will be transformed into an immersive photography village populated by 90+ repurposed shipping containers, workshops, talks, photo walks, and kid-friendly activities. It is FREE for...
Aug 18, 2019
The Eddie Adams Workshop
The Eddie Adams Workshop is the only tuition-free photojournalism seminar of its kind. Applicants at the start of their career submit portfolios for consideration. One hundred participants selected solely on the merit of their pictures team up with top professional photographers and editors for a four-day gathering that includes assignments, portfolio reviews, panel discussions and...
Aug 9, 2019
2nd Annual Latin American Photo Festival/ Bronx Documentary Center
At a Latin American Photo Festival, Poetic and Political Imagery Artists bring their unconventional storytelling to a Bronx neighborhood of immigrants.
Jul 20, 2019
Johis Alarcon Photography
Johis Alarcon is a female Ecuadorian photojournalist whose work is focused on socio-cultural humanitarian and gender issues, primarily in Latin America.
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