Ana Mendes

(this page was last updated in June 2022)

Lives and works in Amazônia, Brazil.

PIPA Prize 2022 nominee.

Ana Mendes is 37 years old, artist, documentary filmmaker and holds a master’s degree in Social Sciences. She works as a multimedia photojournalist in Brazilian media outlets, such as Repórter Brasil, Amazônia Real, Agência Pública, The Intercept Brasil and National Geographic Brasil. She collaborates with the main indigenous and indigenist organizations in Brazil, such as APIB (Association of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil), ISA (Socio-Environmental Institute) and CIMI (Indigenous Missionary Council). Internationally she has published in GK (Ecuador), Neus Deutschland (Germany) and the Washington Post (USA).

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