Dominic Bracco II is a photographer, visual artist, playwright and journalist. Born in southern Texas, most of his projects focus on issues in this region. His work has received recognitions such as the Tim Hetherington Memorial Award and the W. Eugene Smith Fellowship. He is one of the founders of the collective Prime and he contributes to various media such as National Geographic Magazine, The Washington Post and The New York Times Magazine. Bracco has lived in Mexico for more than five years.