Her work is primarily focused on human rights, ethnobotany, the environment and the living memory of the indigenous people of the Amazon and the Andes in Peru and Latin America.
She is an Explorer and contributor to National Geographic Magazine; her work has been exhibited at ICP, Photoville and the Bronx Documentary Center. She is a regular contributor to UNICEF, The Washington Post, Liberation, Le Monde; and her work has been published in Polka Magazine, The British Journal of Photography, Fisheye, Atmos, among others. In 2020 she was granted with the National Geographic Society and the Pulitzer Center Rainforest Journalism Fund. That same year she was recognized by the Getty Images Reportage Grant and by the PhMuseum Women Photographer. In 2021, she received an honorable mention from POY Latam as Ibero-American Photographer of the Year and won the Nouvelles Écritures award from the La Gacilly festival in France.
In 2023, Florence was invited as a speaker at the National Geographic Summit in Washington DC, where she presented her project "Qutiy, Returning to the Land" on Native American corn. This same year, she received two Pulitzer Center Dom Phillips Reporting Grants to work on the Brazil-Peru border on uncontacted peoples.
2023 · Speaker at the National Geographic Summit, Washington DC. · Pulitzer Center RJF / Twice granted with the Dom Phillips Reporting Grants. · Presentation of Cumbia’s Day, short film documentary at the Manuel Rivera Ortiz Foundation during Rencontres pour l’image de Arles, France. · POY Latam / Awarded for long term documentary series.
2022 · Hamburg Portfolio Review / Selected · “Cumbia’s Day” short film selected at the 14th Filmocorto, Film Festival of Lima, Peru · Leica Oskar Barnack Award / Nominated · Speaker at the Pulitzer Center Reporting on Climate Crisis, Washington DC
2021 · National Geographic Society’s Emergency Fund for Journalists / Granted · POY Latam / Photographer of the Year Honor Mention · Festival La Gacilly Photo Nouvelles Écritures / Awarded · Wellcome Trust Foundation / Granted · Sony Latin American Awards / Finalist · Prix ISEM France / Finalist · Leica Oskar Barnack Newcomer Award 2021 / Nominee
2020 · National Geographic Explorer Grant Level I · PhMuseum Women Photographers Prize / Awarded with the 3rd Prize · Pulitzer Center RJF / Granted · Getty Images Reportage Impact / Granted · National Geographic Society's Emergency Fund for Journalists / Granted · Joop Swart Masterclass at Worldpress / Nominated · Portfolio Review / PhMuseum Contest
2019 · Selected for the Women Photograph Workshop, Ecuador · Selected for the 20 Fotografos Workshop, Guatemala · Selected for the Congress of Fotógrafas Latam, Colombia · Selected for the artistic residency of the Extra Muros Festival, Peru · Ambassador of the #ShowUs project in Peru in partnership with Dove, Getty Images Latam & Girlgaze
2018 · Shortlisted in the Lucie Foundation Emergent Artist competition · Finalist in the 24th Latin American Documentary Photography competition, Colombia · Selected for the V Encounter of Visual Anthropology of the UNAM, Mexico
2023 · Rencontres d’Arles: Presentation of Cumbia’s Day, short film documentary at the Manuel Rivera Ortiz Foundation in Arles, France · Mirar Distinto Festival “Dialogues with Plants”, Veracruz, Mexico.
2022 · Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo, Vienna, Austria (August 18 - 21)
2021 · Visa Pour l’Image, “sterilized women in Peru” for Le Monde at Visa d’or Daily Press · Bronx Documentary Center, NYC (July 15 - August 1) · Photoville Festival NYC (September - December) · La Gacilly Photo Festival, France (June 25 - September 1) · International Festival of Journalism, Couthures-Sur-Garonne, France (July 9 - 11) · Bicentenario Peru, Jardin Public de Bordeaux, France (May 24 - June 8) · Format Photography Festival, Virtual Exhibition Room 7
2020 · International Center of Photography (ICP), NYC · Photo Vogue Festival, Italy · Collective Exhibition Verzasca Festival, Switzerland · Lucie Foundation online exhibition "In isolation: You, Me, We" · Collective Exhibition for the Apthapi International Photography Festival in Puno, Peru