Sonia Madrigal (Mexican) lives and works in Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl, a big city close to Mexico City. Her work explores different visual narratives to reflect, personally and collectively, on the body, violence and territory, focusing mainly on the East of the Metropolitan Zone of Mexico City. She studied B.S. in Informatics. She began her training as a photographer at FARO de Oriente and FARO Tláhuac with photographer Mark Powell (2009-2014). She was part of the Seminario de Producción Fotográfica 2016 del Centro de la Imagen under the tutoring of Verónica Gerber. Since 2020 she is part of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte National System of Art Creators (FONCA). In 2018, she was selected to participate in the XVIII Biennial of Photography of the Centro de la Imagen. She was a fellow of the Jóvenes Creadores of the Fondo para la Cultura y las Artes (FONCA) 2013-2014. She was awarded a residency at the Encuentro de Colectivos de Geografía Crítica y Geografías Autónomas (Ecuador, 2019) and at the Encuentro de Colectivos Fotográficos Iberoamericanos E·CO/14 (Brasil, 2014). She has participated in exhibitions in Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, France, Italy, Canada, Spain and the United States, and has published her work in media such as Harper's Magazine (New York, 2020), Aperture Magazine (New York, 2019) and the British newspaper The Guardian (England, 2017).
Vivas en la Memoria
Acción convocada para la creación de un mural. Cd. Neza, 2020
La Clínica 25
Hospital General Regional número 25 «Zaragoza». Ciudad de México, 2020
Antimonumenta en Cd. Nezahualcóyotl
Memorial colocado en el marco del #25N. Noviembre, 2019