Félix Márquez is an independent photographer and visual journalist based in Mexico.

Márquez has specialized in covering the war against drug trafficking in Mexico, migration, human rights and childhood in Latin America.

Currently he collaborates for the global news agency The Associated Press, De Volkskrant, The Globe and Mail, Greenpeace and Mexsport. His work has been published in international media publications, including The New York Times, National Geographic, Le Monde The Guardian, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, El País, El Mundo, AJ + and a dozen national media and magazines.

He is the organizer of the Mirar Distinto Photo Festival. His photographs have been exhibited collectively and individually in NYC, Mexico, Norway, Ecuador, and Chile.

Marquez is the author of "Testigo de la Violencia" book (Juan Pablos editores, 2018)


Available for commissions 
felyxmarquez@gmail.com
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- Recognitions and Prizes

2020 -Third Place of State Prize for Journalism CEAPP / Mexico
2020 - Nominated to 6X6 Global Talent Program of World Press Photo
2019 - Gabriel García Márquez Ibero-American Prize, coverage category / Colombia
2018 - Honor Mention in National Journalism Prize / Mexico

2018 - Breach - Valdez Prize / Mexico
2017 - Gabriel García Márquez Ibero-American Prize, image category / Colombia
2017 - Third Place Poy Latam, multimedia category
2016 - National Prize for Human Rights Photography / Mexico
2015 - Honor Mention Fotoprensa Prize / Chile
2011 - National Prize for Photojournalism Plaza de Armas / Mexico

- Exhibitions

2020 - Journalists at risk - Let's protect media freedom. UN virtual event / Geneve, Switzerland
2019 - DOK Festivalen / Norway
2019 - Memoria contra el silencio / Mexico
2018 - Photoville at Brooklyn Bridge / New York City, USA
2018 - Latin America Foto Festival at Bronx Documentary Center / New York City, Usa
2018 - Mirar Distinto Photo Festival / Mexico
2017 - 10 años de violencia / Mexico
2016 - 30 years of Cuartoscuro exhibition / Mexico
2016 - Santiago International Book Fair / Chile
2016 - Cuartoscuro collective exhibition / Ecuador
2015 - Fotoprensa Gallery / Chile
2013 - Testigo de la violencia, solo exhibition / Mexico


- Academy

2020 - Frontline Freelance Mexico Academic Committee Coordinator
2019 - Professor of documentary photography at Cibef School
2019 - Tutor in "Visible" diploma of approach to photojournalism of Trasluz Photo
2018 - Portfolio reviewer at Mirar Distinto Festival
2018 - Tutor in the workshop "Multimedia coverage for journalistic stories" taught by Trasluz Photo and Ceapp
2018 - Tutor at camp 20 Fotógrafos 
 

Felix Marquez

Félix Márquez is an independent photographer based in Veracruz, Mexico. Márquez has specialized in covering the war against drug trafficking in Mexico, migration, human rights and childhood in Latin America.
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