Marco Garro was born in Lima, Peru, in 1981. He studied Communication at the University of Lima and was awarded two scholarships through which he was able to take part in the workshops ‘Environment’ and ‘Violence’ at the Fundacion Nuevo Periodisimo Iberoamericano, two themes he has explored in his work for over ten years now. The photographer has regularly worked alongside local and international media (Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Financial Times, El Pais, La Tercera, Private, Soho), for which he has produced documentary photography. His work has also been displayed in collective and individual exhibitions in Lima (at the Center of the Image, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Ojo Ajeno Gallery and the Ricardo Palma Cultural Center), at Somerset House in London, at the Biennial of Documentary Photography in Tucumán (Argentina) and four times at the Visa Pour l’Image photojournalism festival in Perpignan. Marco Garro is a member of the Peruvian photographic cooperative Supayfotos.