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Carlos Bernate

Carlos Bernate, born and raised in Bucaramanga, Colombia, is a photographer, videographer, communications specialist, and writer. Their work is focused on human rights, identity, and social humanitarian-related issues. In 2016, Bernate completed a four- year degree in Photography & Film from the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogotá, Colombia. Carlos’ work has been published internationally, notably in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, amongst many others. They have also been recognized with several honors and awards. For example, the AI-AP American Photography selected Carlos as both a 2021 and 2022 winner and three awards by The Virginia Press Association in 2019. Their stories have also been exhibited worldwide in Portugal, Argentina, Colombia, and the USA. Currently, they're dedicated to documenting their community in Richmond, Virginia, where they have been based since 2017. Additionally, Carlos works as a Communications Coordinator for a Latin American non-profit organization called Sacred Heart Center in Richmond.
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