Sonia Madrigal (Mexican) lives and works in Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl, a big city close to Mexico City. She studied B.S. in Informatics. In 2009, she began her training as a photographer at FARO de Oriente -with photographer Mark Powell- and at FARO Tláhuac. Her work revolves around sociocultural issues that take place in the metropolitan area of Mexico City (mainly in the East). In 2014 she had the honor to get the Programa Jóvenes Creadores del Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes grant and the Seminario de Producción Fotográfica 2016 del Centro de la Imagen grant, under the tutoring of Verónica Gerber. She was selected in 2016 to be part of En Construction the 1st collective Latin American photobook by Espacio GAF. She belonged to the group Encontraste, as a member, she obtained a grant in 2014 to attend the Encuentro de Colectivos Fotográficos Iberoamericanos E·CO/14 2014, at São Paulo, Brazil. Her work has been exhibited in Mexico, Spain, Italy, Chile, Brazil and Argentina. Her work has been published in different media such as the British newspaper The Guardian. Her current work focus on Violence against women, specially in danger zones around Mexico City. She is cofounder of the digital platform Mal d3 ojo.
Tlapacoya “Lugar donde se lava”. Representación del viacrucis en Tlapacoya. Ixtapaluca, Estado de México, 2018. Fotografías: Sonia Madrigal y ToNatiuh Cabello.
Marcha 25N Estado de México, 2017.
Tradición de la fiesta patronal del pueblo de Sta. Clara Coatitla, Ecatepec (Estado de México).