Ana Vallejo is a New York based conceptual documentary photographer from Colombia that was named an emergent talent by Lensculture in 2018. With a background in biology, her work emerges at the intersection of art and science. Ana is interested in the effects of trauma on emotions and perception.
Her projects are research based and invite chance, experimentation and collaboration highlighting the importance of social bonding in marginal spaces. Her work has been published by Vice, Architectural Review, Lensculture and PH Museum.
Ana Vallejo in conversation with Katy Hundertmark
Watch Zooming In: Intimacy in Times of Social Distancing
How did the new social norms during the Covid pandemic impact our relationship with both ourselves and others? Artists Ana Vallejo and Leonard Suryajaya have used the months of quarantine to explore this question through visual research. The resulting series touches upon topics such as intimacy, sexuality, and wellbeing. Both of them offer a unique perspective shaped by their personal background and experience.
read more in Foam Magazine #58: Talent