Claudia Zamora Valencia uses photography, video and sound to explore the borders between art, community work and ethnography. Her work focuses on the act of documentation, social processes, and memory, particularly as they relate to issues of migration, labor, class, consumption, and nature. She works with grassroots organizations that promote access to services for undocumented immigrants, and has taught at Hunter College, CUNY, where she earned a MFA in Integrated Media Arts. She is active member of Meerkat Media Collective. Her writing has been published in academic journals, and her personal and collaborative films have screened at various festivals. She is from Oaxaca, Mexico and lives in Brookly, New York.