This small town symbolized the archetype of pastoral American life. Yet this idyllic place was also held hostage by a dark past, manifesting in the racial tensions that scar much of American history.
Fabiola Ferrero, born in Caracas in 1991, is a journalist and photographer currently based in Caracas, Venezuela. She is part of the VII Mentor Program and a Magnum Foundation Fellow.
Her work is the result of growing up in one of the most dangerous cities in the world, which led her to explore how societies deal with collective trauma and to focus on the human condition mixing writing and photography.
She was selected as one of the World Press Photo 6×6 Talent Program South America, awarded with the Emerging Vision Award by The Documentary Project Fund 2017 and a PH Museum Women Photographers Grant New Generation Honorable Mention.
As well as developing independent investigations, her work has been published in TIME, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and others.