Vladimir Encina


Vladimir Encina is a photographer based in Pereira, Colombia.

Encina's interest in photography began through wanting to depict social issues in his close surroundings. As someone who has been displaced by the armed conflict in his country, Encina works within small, local communities, wanting to highlight the struggles of everyday life that stem from the large social gaps that exist in his region.

Encina is a photography teacher at the FundaciĆ³n el Comienzo del ArcoĆ­ris, Colombia.

World Press Photo Involvement:
2022 World Press Photo Contest winner

Vladimir Encina on Social Media:
Instagram: @manitografo
Twitter: @manitografo

Vladimir Encina

Portrait credit: Manitografo