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Florence Goupil is a French and Peruvian photographer based in Cusco, Peru. She studied at L'École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Rennes and later at the University of Rennes 2, where she graduated in multimedia and editorial design. Goupil is a National Geographic Explorer.
Raised in an Andean family, sheltered by the stories of their traditions, but educated in the French school, Goupil grew up between two cultures. Hence, her deep commitment to issues such as human rights, identity, environment, and spirituality in Peru and Latin America.
Her work has been exhibited at the ICP and published on BBC, BJP, and in National Geographic, Polka magazine, El País, and other international media.
In 2020 she was nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass of World Press Photo and was awarded a grant by National Geographic Society. She is currently based in the Peruvian Amazon, reporting on COVID-19 in an Indigenous community, after obtaining emergency funding for journalists by the National Geographic Society. For this project, she was awarded with the 2020 Getty Images Reportage Grant and the Pulitzer Center Rainforest Journalism Fund Grant. In 2021, she received the POY Latam Honorable Mention for Photographer of the Year.