Pamela EA

About

Biography

Pamela Elizarraras Acitores (born 1997, Mexico City, Mexico) is a self taught documentary photographer based in New York City. She focuses in cultures and traditions as well as the youth climate movement.

Her passion for creatively bringing new things into existence brought her to pursue a BFA in Product Design in Parsons School of Design, where she began to make illustrations to raise awareness on the climate emergency as well as the ocean plastic pollution crisis. 

After graduating from her Masters in Photojournalism with a focus on Mixed Media she aspires to make a difference by bringing awareness to global issues, focusing specifically on the cultures that are being threatened by the Climate Crisis.




Work

Self-taught in documentary and street photography. She has devoted herself to portraying cultures from all around the world as a way to educate those who are unaware of the cultures outside of theirs. For each shot, she aspires to capture an emotional rawness through the authentic representation of the culture, moment, person, and landscape. 

She has lived in three countries, Mexico, Switzerland, and USA, traveled through 42 countries, and visited numerous indigenous communities throughout Asia, Africa, and America.

AWARDS

Getty Images Inclusion Scholarship, 2020

United Nations Youth Climate Leader, UN Youth Climate Summit. 2019

United Airlines Her Art Here: Second Place Finalist

World Photography Organization: Honorable Mention

Adobe Project 1324: World Can't Wait. 2018

Photographer's Forum Best of: 2019-2015

International Photography Awards, Somerset House. 2015


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