Carlos "Kako" Escalona

Havana, 1984. Natural Born Traveler, Kako was the boy who loved to spent his time with maps and encyclopedias and went on to become a guy who now justifies with photography his passion for seeing new places.  With the philosophy that empathy is more valuable than judgement for a comprehensive understanding of the world, Kako Escalona is a photo documentarian, educator, visual artist, and contributor to independent media outlets and travel agencies. His artwork has exhibited at 12th Havana Biennial of Arts, the Annemberg Space for Photography at Los Angeles. He has taught the 'Photojournalism and Social Documentary' workshop for the University of Arts of Cuba (ISA), the University of Havana (UH) and the American University of Washington D.C (AU). Kako holds a Bachelor of Arts in Cinematography from University of Arts of Cuba (ISA).