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Lexi Parra

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Lexi Parra is a Venezuelan-American visual storyteller and community educator based between New York and Caracas, Venezuela. Her work focuses on youth culture, the personal effects of inequality and violence, and themes of resilience. She has a joint degree in photography and human rights from Bard College.

Parra has contributed to publications like Huck Magazine, VICE World News, and Caracas Chronicles. She was a 2020 finalist for the Howard Chapnick Grant, a 2020 Women Photograph Workshop attendee, and is a member of the local Women Photograph Caracas chapter.

Parra is the founder of Project MiRA @miravzla, an arts education initiative that fosters visual literacy and critical analysis with youth in the barrios of Caracas. Project MiRA was originally funded by the Davis Peace Prize in 2018.

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