I am a freelance photojournalist and journalist born in Vila Real de Trás-os-Montes, Portugal, in the glorious 80's. 

I began working in Jerusalem as a correspondent for LUSA - Portuguese News Agency after which I focused on photojournalism and documentary photography. Since then, my reporting has taken me from covering Portugal and Spain, amidst the European economic crisis, to the Middle East, reporting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to Kashmir to document Indian military rule over Kashmir's population. 

I was named by TIME Magazine one of  '34 Female Photographers to Follow'. 

Both my photography and writing have been published in Al Jazeera English, AJ+, Foreign Affairs, Newsweek [Japan], Courrier International [Portugal], Rhythms Monthly [Taiwan], Profil [Austria], Il Reportage [Italy], Informatìon [Denmark], El País [Spain], The Week [US], The International Business Times, Sydney Morning Herald [Australia], Aftenposten Innsikt [Norway], Woz Die Wochenzeitung [Switzerland], Haaretz [Israel], RFI — Radio France Internationale, LUSA Portuguese News Agency, Huck Magazine [UK], La Vanguardia [Spain], Diario ABC [Spain], among many others.


Mail: violetamoura@gmail.com
Mobile: + 351 917 483 033
Twitter: @viomoura
Instagram: @violetasantosmoura


— "DARK CLOUDS" - Participation at the 'Poster' collective showcase, October 2017, Lisbon - Portugal
— “BREAKING THEIR SILENCE” and "RUNNING STATELESS" - Lecture held as part of the "Changing Views - Documentary Perspectives on Human Rights" seminar curated by theSune Jonsson Center for Documentary Photography, September 2017, Umeå - Sweden
— “BETWEEN WARS” - Projection at 'Festival Silêncio' , July 2016, Lisbon - Portugal
— “BREAKING THEIR SILENCE” - Projection at ‘Encontros da Imagem’ Photography Festival, September 2015, Braga - Portugal
— “BETWEEN WARS” - Projection and talk organised by The GYM collective at HaRiviera Gallery, July 2015, Bat Yam - Israel

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