Carey Averbook is a transdisciplinary photographer, researcher, and journalist who investigates questions of personal and social importance. She uses stills, video, audio, and writing to represent her findings in stories. Her work focuses on social and environmental issues in the Americas, such as climate change impacts in Bolivian women’s lives, migration and transnational bridges, and queer time. She has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a M.A. in New Media Photojournalism from GWU's Corcoran School of Arts and Design. A Jewish Spanish-speaker from North Carolina, she now splits her time between Washington, DC and the Bolivian Andes.



Exhibitions
2017 Fr(agile); Group exhibition, Hemphill Fine Arts at Carroll Square Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2017 Only the Bridge Matters Now; Solo exhibition, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia
2017 Only the Bridge Matters Now; NEXT Corcoran Thesis Exhibition, The Corcoran, Washington, D.C.
2017 Only the Bridge Matters Now, Bolivian Carnival in Virginia; Rumba Café, Washington, D.C.
2016 Only the Bridge Matters Now, Santa Rosa Memories; Pop-up community exhibit, Annandale, Virginia
2016 Only the Bridge Matters Now, Tarata Memories; Pop-up community exhibit, Springfield, Virginia
2016 Only the Bridge Matters Now; Pop-up community exhibit, Falls Church, Virginia
2016 MALEFEMALE; Generation Queer, Griffin Gallery at The Corcoran, Washington, D.C.
2015 Climate Change is About…Women; CEDIB, Cochabamba, Bolivia.
2015 Legado y Memoria: Trazando el Laberinto; Centro Cultural de España, San Salvador, El Salvador
2014 Climate Change is About…Women; UN COP 20, Lima, Peru.


Awards
2017 Finalist, Communication Arts 2018 Interactive, student work; Only the Bridge Matters Now
2017 Award of Excellence: Outstanding Thesis, Corcoran School of Arts & Design
2014 Corcoran Graduate Fellowship Award

Professional Development
2017 Write Now at Duke Center for Documentary Studies
2017 Women Photojournalists of Washington, The Edit: Student Edition workshop
2016 Literacy Through Photography workshop at Duke Center for Documentary Studies
2015 Look3 Innovation Lab II with Zun Lee