Carla Herrera-Prats received her BFA at "La Esmeralda," in Mexico City, and her MFA in Photography at CalArts, Los Angeles. She has recently been a participant at the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York. She was co-director of the gallery Acceso A in Mexico City and is co-founder of Camel Collective, a group of artists, writers and filmmakers with whom she has worked since 2005. Herrera-Prats has shown her work in venues such as Centro de la Imagen, Museo Dolores Olmedo, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, Centre Vu, Artists Space, Art in General, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MASSMoCA, among others. From the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes she received the "Jóvenes Creadores" scholarship and support for studies abroad. She has also been recipient of the Interdisciplinary Grant from CalArts, the Van Lier Foundation Fellowship and the Jumex Collection Support. Herrera-Prats has taught at the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University, the Cooper Union and CalArts.