© Citlali Fabián, Duxherha yoochau xtaullo ka, My body is the territory where my ancestors live, 2021.

Citlali Fabián is a Yalalteca, Mexican indigenous documentary photographer and storyteller. She uses photography to explore ways of addressing identity and its connections with territory, migration, and community bonds.

Fabián is a 2020 Visura mentee, Magnum fellow, England Art Council Grantee, and National Geographic Society explorer, a National Geographic Society Covid-19 Emergency Fund Grantee, and a 2023 World Press Photo Contest jury member. Her work has been shown in solo and collective exhibitions in Mexico, USA, Spain, and Argentina.

Her work has been covered at The New York Times and also has appeared in different media including The Los Angeles TimesThe GuardianBuzzfeedRemezclaRevista Cuartoscuro, and IM Magazine among others. Her Mestiza series was selected as one of the New York Times Lens blog’s ‘13 Stories That Captured Photography in 2018.’

A member of the Women Photograph, Indigenous Photograph, and Foto Féminas, Fabián was selected to participate in the seventh annual New York Portfolio Review. Her work is part of the INBA/Toledo Collection, the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University, and the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago.


Find out more about Citlali Fabián here.

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