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Sharon Castellanos



Cusco City, Peru



Sharon Castellanos was born and raised in Lima, Peru (1989). She worked as a photojournalist for a local newspaper for four years and also as a correspondent in the Cusco region (2014) for one year.

In 2017, she was part of SMArt programme (FDDM), a three-month artist residency program focused on the challenges of mountain regions in the Canton of Valais (Switzerland). Her photos have been published in The New York Times Lens blog, GEO Magazine, Life Force Magazine, Index Nagykép (Hungary), Walliser Bote, Regional Zeitung (Switzerland) and local media such as Revista h, El Comercio, La República. Her work has been exhibited in Brig (Switzerland), Lima and Cusco city (Peru). Currently, she lives in Cusco city.

Sharon is mentored by Tomas Van Houtryve.


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