Andrea Morales is a documentary photographer and journalist born in Lima, Peru and rooted in Miami, Florida. While earning a B.S. in journalism at the University of Florida and an M.A. in visual communication at Ohio University, she worked as a photojournalist at newsrooms like the New York Times, The Concord (N.H) Monitor, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and the Lima News. Adding glimpses of daily life to the record is central to how she makes work. Currently she is working on a body of photographic and visual work about Memphis in the 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination. She is a producer at the Southern Documentary Project at the University of Mississippi, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture. She is currently pursuing her M.F.A. in Southern Studies.