Dominic Bracco II is an installation artist, documentary photographer, playwright, author, and journalist.

His series of multidisciplinary projects on the U.S. Mexico borderlands earned him a 2016 Tim Hetherington Visionary Award for innovative media, a W. Eugene Smith fellowship, and a National Geographic Society Explorer’s grant. He is also the recipient of multiple Pulitzer Center grants, and a grant from the Chris Hondros Fund.

His works have been displayed at festivals, galleries and museums around the world, and are part of private and institutional collections including Worcester Art Museum, and theUniversity of Texas at Arlington Center for Southwest Studies; where he holds degrees in Journalism and Spanish literature.

Bracco’s reporting has appeared in National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times MagazineHarper’s, Smithsonian Magazine, and many others.

He is a founding member of the artist collective Prime. Bracco lives in Mexico City.


Alamillo, Iván. 30 fotoperiodistas que están retratando la realidad mexicana, Canva,  1 February 2018

Rodriguez Blanco, Sergio. Violencia y migración desde la lente de10 fotógrafos mexicanos, Código, 1 October 2016

Izabela Radwanska Zhang. Tim Hetherington Trust Visionary Award Winner,  BJP, 4 May 2016

Dotschkal, Janna. Tracing the Dark Roots of Border Smuggling, National Geographic Proof, 14 April 2015 

Staff. Prime Collective Power of an Image, 52 Insights, 1 October 2015

Katz, Zara. Turning Point New York Times Lens Blog, 19 March 2012

Schiller, Jakob. Photographing Life and Death in Juarez , Wired, 17 February 2012

Von Schader, Angela. Ciudad Juarez Gewalt Ohne Gesicht,  Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 27 January 2011

Chawdhary, Sahiba. SCREEN: Collaboration is the Future of Storytelling with Liza Faktor, Blink, 31 July, 2015

Staff. TLC Posse Toma un Viaje en Carratera por el Cinturon Industrial de E.U., Vice 8 January, 2014

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