Born in 1986, Ana Brígida is a freelance photographer and multimedia producer. She studied at the Portuguese Institute of Photography and in Dalian, China, where she took a Masters in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography. She has worked as a trainee at Jornal de Negócios and since then has collaborated with several national and international publications. During her travels in Europe, the United States, Mexico and other countries, she developed personal projects, which gave her the necessary strength to face new challenges.
In 2009 she moved to China, then in 2012 and 2013 she trained in the video department of Magnum Photos in New York and worked at the Bronx Documentary Center where she presented her first exhibition “How The Others (Half) Still Lives”, about health problems in social housing buildings in New York.
In 2017 she won two categories of the Estação Imagem Award in contemporary subjects with the 6th of May and with Binoculars in the Savannah.
Her works have been published in The New York Times, Le Monde, Stern Magazine, Daily News, Washington Post among many others.
She currently lives in Lisbon and works for publications such as Expresso, The New York Times, Dagens Nyheter and Helsingin Sanomat.