About

Verónica Sanchis Bencomo is a Venezuelan photographer based in Hong Kong. 

In 2013, Verónica started to collaborate with the cultural magazine, Ventana Latina, based in London where she created the monthly feature, Fotografia Latina, for which she ran monthly interviews with photographers who work in Latin America and Spain. In 2014, she founded, Foto Féminas, which promotes the work of female Latin American and Caribbean photographers. Verónica regularly contributes for Photographic Museum of Humanity (UK), Yet magazine (Switzerland) & Atlas fotografía e imagen (Chile).

Education

2010. BA (Hons) in Photojournalism. The University of Wales Trinity Saint Davis. Swansea, Wales

2007. BTEC National Diploma in Photography. Brighton Metropolitan College. Brighton, England

Awards and Recognition

2017. Winner. Municipality Palace Award, Salón Juan Lovera, photography category. Caracas, Venezuela

2016. Member of The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts. Caracas - New York

2010. Nominated. The Guardian Media Awards Student Photographer of the Year. UK

2010. Nominated. National Museum Wales Photographic Portrait Commission, in collaboration with The National Portrait Gallery. UK

Solo exhibitions

2017. Blaze (a collaboration with poet Cristina Gálvez Martos)Boom HK. Hong Kong

Group exhibitions

2013. A Year in Development. Four Corners gallery. London

2010. Free Range. Old Truman Brewery. London

2010. Photography Open ShowMission Gallery, Swansea, Wales

2010. Y Lle Gallery. Swansea, Wales

2009. Our Summer, Y Lle Gallery. Swansea, Wales

2008. Our Summer. Grand Theatre. Swansea, Wales

100 Stories of Migration. (Travelling exhibition throughout UK)

2015. UK Institute of Migration Research. Museum of London Docklands. London

2015. Wardown Park Museum, London

2015. Heritage Gallery, Greenwich. London

2014. School of Museum Studies in Leicester University. Leicester, England

2013. Hackney Museum, London

José Gregorio Hernández exhibition - curator: Orlando Campos (1 year traveling exhibition)

2017. Universidad Metropolitana. Caracas, Venezuela

2017. Museo Sacro. Caracas, Venezuela

2017. Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. Caracas, Venezuela

2017. Universidad Simón Rodríguez. Caracas, Venezuela

Eros exhibition - curator: Orlando Campos

2017. Universidad Simón Rodríguez. Caracas, Venezuela

Book display

2017. Hasta la RaízPerspective Zine Library for TEDxBrum. Birmingham, England

2017. Blaze. Perspective Zine Library for TEDxBrum. Birmingham, England

2017. Blaze. Taipei Art Book Fair. Taipei, Taiwan

2017. Hasta la Raíz. Taipei Art Book Fair. Taipei, Taiwan

2017. Blaze. Single Disco Ball, pop-up art book fair. Para Site. Hong Kong

Collections

Municipality Palace. Caracas, Venezuela