Zaida Kersten is Spanish, although her mother is Mexican and her father is German. She grew up in Barcelona and spent a year studying in Paris, going on to do an internship at Le Point and another for AFP, which later hired her as an editor. After years of short-term contracts, during which she worked on her own photography, Kersten enrolled at the Centre Iris in Paris, where she learned the secrets of developing and printing.
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