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Manuela Aldabe Toribio, photographer, born in 1975

I was born in 1975 in Montevideo, Uruguay. I started my professional training in 1992 at the School of Visual Dimension Photography. In 1998 I traveled to study photography at the School of Science and Technology of the Municipality of Rome and in 2001 I begun studding Historical Science at the University of Rome III while I collaborated as a photographer with the Associated Press News Agency’s Rome office. In 2010 I returned to Latin America and have been since then participating in photographic clinics with Adriana Lestido. In Uruguay I work as press photographer for the weekly Brecha, Slow Magazine (The Daily) and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA). I run photography workshops in the Prison for Women, in the Goes Cultural Center and at the University of the Republic of Uruguay in Maldonado Cure (UDELAR).On july 2016 I was selected for the 57 Prime and Visual Art National Uruguaya Salon. My main exhibitions have been at the Cabildo of Montevideo and DNC MEC at La Sapienza University in Rome, Italy and the Metropolitan Cultural Center in Ecuador. I currently participate in Quake, International Artists Program led by the curator Daniel Fischer in Montevideo, Uruguay.