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Matias Bercovich (b. 1995, Barcelona, Spain) is a documentary photographer and National Geographic Explorer. His current long-term work focuses on the intersection between cultural survival, ethnic conflict, and environmental conservation in Karen State, Myanmar. Born into a family of photographers, Bercovich grew up surrounded by images and developed a passion for photography from an early age. Between 2013 and 2017, he delved into the formal study of visual storytelling through programs in Argentina and Spain, while also following a BA in Photography at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Netherlands His work has been published by international media outlets such as National Geographic, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Clarín, PDN, and Frontier Magazine. In 2020, he was nominated by the World Press Photo Foundation for the Joop Swart Masterclass and awarded by the National Geographic Society with an Exploration Grant. In parallel with his personal projects, Bercovich has a strong interest in education and since 2017 has been teaching aspiring photographers, visual journalists, and social activists through storytelling workshops in Spain and Myanmar, both independently and in collaboration with non-profit and community-based organizations.

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