Karen Arango
Photographer

Originally from Colombia, Karen Arango is a freelance photographer based in Sarasota, Florida. She graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design with a BA in Photography and Digital Imaging. During her studies she completed the General Studies Program at the International Center of Photography in 2012.

In 2015 Karen was selected to participate in the New York Times Lens portfolio review. Her series of portraits “Miss Behave” have been exhibited internationally including KOLGA International Photo Festival in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, and Breda International Photo Festival in Breda, Netherlands. Karen is also a gelatin silver printer and assisted on printing Larry Towell’s new book Afghanistan.

Karen Arango
Photographer

Originally from Colombia, Karen Arango is a freelance photographer based in Sarasota, Florida. She graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design with a BA in Photography and Digital Imaging. During her studies she completed the General Studies Program at the International Center of Photography in 2012.

In 2015 Karen was selected to participate in the New York Times Lens portfolio review. Her series of portraits “Miss Behave” have been exhibited internationally including KOLGA International Photo Festival in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, and Breda International Photo Festival in Breda, Netherlands. Karen is also a gelatin silver printer and assisted on printing Larry Towell’s new book Afghanistan.

  • Adraint Khadafhi Bereal: The Black Yearbook
    Publication
    4 Color Books / Penguin Random House
    International
    When photographer Adraint Bereal graduated from the University of Texas, he self-published an impressive volume of portraits, personal statements, and interviews that explored UT’s campus culture and offered an intimate look at the lives of Black students matriculating within a majority white space. Bereal’s work was inspired by his first photo exhibition at the George Washington Carver Museum in Austin, entitled 1.7, that unearthed the experiences of the 925 Black men that made up just 1.7% of UT’s total 52,000 student body. (more…)
  • Taysir Batniji: Disruptions
    Publication
    Loose Joints
    International
    Batniji’s disrupted images visualise both the current violence and historical repression imposed on Palestine through digitally degraded images of video calls with his family in Gaza. Palestinian artist Taysir Batniji’s diverse practice is often tinged with impermanence and fragility, drawing inspiration from his subjective experience and its relation to current events and history. (more…)