Quetzal Maucci
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Quetzal Maucci

Freelance Photographer, Photo Editor and Photo AssistantLondon, United Kingdom
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Quetzal Maucci

Freelance Photographer, Photo Editor and Photo AssistantLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Born in San Francisco, Quetzal Maucci is an Argentinian and Peruvian American photographer based in London and part of Women Photograph. She is currently studying for her Master’s in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at London College of Communication. Recently, she won the Open Walls 2020 exhibition for her work on Children of Immigrants. This work is currently exhibited during the Les Rencontres d'Arles photography festival at Galerie Huit Arles until 27 September. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors degree in Photography and Imaging from New York University. She explores issues about immigration, state violence, and identity. She has worked with The Vavengers, a charity fighting against female genital mutilation and Stand For Humanity, a movement raising awareness about the refugee crisis. Her personal project, We Are More Than Numbers: Portraits of Children of Immigrants, was published in The New York Times, which explored and interviewed the community of children of immigrants in the United States. This project is permanently exhibited in the New Americans Museum in San Diego, California. Quetzal has worked with Comic Relief as a picture editor and photographer. She has also worked for BAFTA, BBC, Condé Nast, Trivago, Sofar Sounds, MTV, The Line of Best Fit and various private photographers. Her work has been published in The New York Times, BBC, Al Dia, Mono.sk, The Line of Best Fit, Adorama, and in various newspapers in the UK. Available for commissioned work, projects, and collaboration worldwide.
Projects
  • Portfolio
    Portfolio
  • We Are More Than Numbers: Portraits of Children of Immigrants
    We Are More Than Numbers: Portraits of Children of ImmigrantsThere are around 20 million adult, American-born children of immigrants living in the United States. I am one of them. I am the daughter of two immigrant mothers from Peru and Argentina. My roots are not directly below me, beneath this ground that I stand on, but instead reach to many parts of the world. I grew up in San Francisco, moving constantly from house to house, sometimes in homes filled with other families. I quickly learned to adapt. I became a traveler, just as my mothers are, and jus
Work history
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    Freelance Photographer and Photo EditorFreelance
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Working with various clients to produce high end documentary, reportage, event, concert, and portraiture photography. • Co-founder and manager of a collective of womyn photographers in London • Photo editor for freelance photographers, BAFTAs, and various other clients.
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    Freelance Photographer for Line of Best FitThe Line Of Best Fit
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    -Photographer for Line of Best Fit Music Magazine -Photograph live concerts, backstage, and portrait photography of musicians -Photograph festivals and other music events
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Skills
  • Photography
  • Photography Editing
  • Photography Production
  • Photoshop
  • 120 Film
  • Photojournalism
  • 35mm Photography
  • Photography Shoots
  • Concert Photography
  • Portrait Photography
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    MA Photojournalism and Documentary PhotographyUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
    London, United Kingdom
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) New York University
     - New York, United States
Awards
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    Photo Fringe Open 20 Moving Image FinalistBrighton Photo Fringe
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    Source Magazine FinalistSource Magazine
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