Leslie Moreno Custodio is a self-taught photographer based in Peru. She is a graduated communicator with a specialty in journalism at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), where nowadays she studies a Master in Visual Anthropology. She is also a member of Authority Collective and The Peruvian Association of Photojournalist (AFPP).
Her work explores topics from an ethnographic and a documentary perspective. She explores social issues focused on the rights of vulnerable groups and indigenous communities.
El País (Spain), Internazionale (Italy), Natur (Germany), Diálogo Chino (Latam), Diario El Comercio (Peru), Ojo Público (Peru), Salud con lupa (Peru), IDL-Reporteros (Peru), Mongabay Latam, among others.
Grants, awards & workshops:
2021 - Selected participant for the Environmental Photography Lab Mentorship Program, presented in partnership between Native Agency, Grün Berlin, Neue Schule für Fotografie Berlin (New School for Photography) and Kigali Photo Center.
2020 - Collective exhibition Generación Bicentenario en marcha for The LUM, the Peruvian memory museum (December - March, 21)
2020 - Winner of the contest Mujeres Peruanas en tiempos de pandemia, organized by the UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (Peru)
2019 - Recipient of the Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America-Konrad Adenauer Reportage Grant
2019 - Selected participant for the workshop El arte, una herramienta más para la causa with Ruth Montiel (Spain), Cultural Center of Spain in Peru
2019 - How to succeed in today's photography, workshop with Natan Dvir, photographer and ICP educator
2018 - Documentary photography workshop, Foto Perú Documental