Claudio Pérez was born in Santiago de Chile and for four years lived in Brazil. Since 1983, he has worked in documentary photography throughout Latin America for major US and European media. His photographic reports have been published inStern and Der Spiegel (Germany), Folket I Bild Kulturfront (Sweden), Le Monde 2 and Libération (France), Dutzy Format (Poland), Tiempo (Spain),Gatopardo (Colombia), Letras Libres (Mexico), Newsweek and Bloomberg Markets (USA). Claudio has participated in several exhibitions in Europe and Latin America and his work is held in museum collections in Thessaloniki, Greece, and numerous private collections. He has received several international awards and major grants scholarships, including the Hasselblad Foundation of Sweden and the Fund of Art and Culture Chile. He has edited corporate books for major Chilean companies, including Codelco Chile, Complejo Portuario Mejillones, Hotel Kunza, Antofagasta Mineralsand Central de Restaurantes Aramark.