Born in Mexico City, in 1975.
She is focused on photographic portrait and photo-essay.
Karina studied photography at the Escuela Activa de Fotografía, the Centro de la Imagen and the Centro Fotográfico Manuel Alvarez Bravo in Mexico. In 2008 she graduated in Photojournalism from the Swiss School of Journalism MAZ in Lucern, Switzerland.
In 2009 her long-term project, titled “Agon" won the Prix PhotoForum PasquArt in Switzerland.
She spent the last three years in Bolivia working extensively on the project “el grito del silencio“, a photo-essay about violence against women.
Since 1998 she has participated in several solo and group exhibitions in Mexico, Bolivia, Chile, Brazil, Spain and Switzerland, as well as in international festivals of photography and visual arts as PhotoEspaña and the Photoforum PasquArt.
She lives and works in Switzerland.