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Carlos E. Escalona  "Kako" (Havana, 1984) is a photographer, visual chronicler, educator. 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 been 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).    


Exhibitions

12th Biennial of Havana "People of Cocodrilos"

Fábrica de Arte Cubano, Havana  "People of Cocodrilos"

Fábrica de Arte Cubano, Havana. "common places | lugares comunes"

Annemberg Space for Photography. L.A.  "Resolviendo"

Fábrica de Arte Cubano, Havana "Ceda el Paso"


Awards

Naturaleza Digital, Topes de Collantes, Cuba. 1st Place, Landscape