Marco Garro


Marco Garro is a documentary photographer, journalist, and visual artist based in Peru. His work focuses on social, human rights, and environmental issues, mainly in the Andes and the Amazon of his home country.

Garro is a Pulitzer Center Grantee and a National Geographic Explorer. He received the Photography Residency ‘Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac’ in France and won first place of the Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano in Peru. Garro has also won three annual awards for his photojournalism from the press organization IPYS in Peru. 

He recently published his first photo book, Quiulacocha, which explores the consequences of mining pollution in a remote Andean city.

Garro’s work has been exhibited in the Museum of Contemporary Art and The Biennial of Photography in Peru. It has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Bloomberg, and Agence France-Presse, among others. He is a member of the photographic collective Supayfotos and has represented the collective in the international photojournalism festival Visa pour l'Image.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2024 World Press Photo Contest winner 

Marco Garro on Social Media:
Instagram: @marcogarrop
Twitter: @MarcoGarro9

Marco Garro
Portrait credit: Mitra Taj