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PINZON, Dulce

PORTRAIT_PINZONBorn in 1974 in Mexico City.

Lives and works in Brooklyn.


Dulce Pinzón studied mass media communications at the Universidad de las Américas in Puebla Mexico and photography at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In 1995 she moved to New York where she studied at the International Center of Photography. Her work has been published and collected internationally. In 2001 her photos were used for the cover of a publication of Howard Zinn’s book A People’s History of the United States.

In 2002 she won the prestigious Jóvenes Creadores grant in Mexico for her work, the twelfth edition of the Mexican Biennial of El Centro de La Imagen and was a 2006 fellow in photography from the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2008 she was a Ford Foundation grantee and in 2010 she recieved an award from the Gaea Foundation/Sea Change Residency for her series The Real Story of the Superheroes. She recently took first place in the Sixth International Photography Symposium: Mazatlán Abierto for the same series. Now she is planning to publish her first photography book.


Dulce Pinzon presented her work at the Rencontres d’Arles in 2011: The Real Story of the Superheroes at the Atelier des Forges.