Cesar Dezfuli

Location: Madrid, Spain
Nationality: Spanish
Biography: Born in Madrid in 1991, in a context of cultural mixture given by my Spanish-Persian origins, it soon awakens on me an interest to know different social and cultural realities. This will be reflected on my work as journalist and documentary... read on
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Sep 1, 2017
Cesar Dezfuli spent three weeks aboard a Mediterranean rescue ship shooting portraits of refugees - but says this single shot of Amadou, a refugee crossing the Mediterranean, sums up much about the migrants' feelings.

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First Prize - Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize

By Cesar Dezfuli — I am honored to have received the first prize of the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, organized by the National Portrait Gallery of London, and..

Story featured in Fluter Magazine

By Cesar Dezfuli — My latest reportage "Banjul to Biella. The European Dream", following the story of a Gambian boy on his daily life after being rescued from a rubber..

First Prize - POY LATAM 2017

By Cesar Dezfuli — I´m honored to announce that my work 'Passengers' has been awarded with a first prize in "Nuestra Mirada: Memoria e Identidad" category, at POY..
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'Banjul to Biella' featured in Roads&Kingdoms

By Cesar Dezfuli — Roads and Kingdoms features the story of Malick, the latest reportage I´ve been working on. Malick is a Gambian asylum seeker who was rescued last..
Exhibitions News

Exhibition at Diffusion Festival - Cardiff (UK)

By Cesar Dezfuli — Until May 31st, one of my latest works, "Passengers" is exhibited at Boundary Art Gallery (Cardiff, UK), as part of the Diffusion Festival..
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First Prize - Head On Photo Awards

By Cesar Dezfuli — I´m extremely happy and honored to be awarded with the First Prize on Portrait at the Head On Photography Awards .  The portrait of Amadou..
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The European Dream featured in Al Jazeera English In Pictures

By Cesar Dezfuli — When Malick Jeng (19) left Gambia on March 14, 2016, he never imagined the risks he would face on his way to Europe.  My latest work, 'The..
Awards News

Finalist Roberto Villagraz Scholarship

By Cesar Dezfuli — Finalist of the Roberto Villagraz Scholarship, from EFTI Photography School. ..
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Nominated to the 2017 Joop Swart Masterclass

By Cesar Dezfuli — I´m extremely happy and honored to be among the nominees for the 2017 Joop Swart Masterclass from the  World Press Photo Academy ! 
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'Blocked in Serbia' featured in Social Documentary Network

By Cesar Dezfuli — Since March 9th, 2016, when the so-called "Balkan route" was closed, and with it any possibility of legal crossing across its borders, thousands of..
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Second Place. IPOTY - International Photographer of the Year. Portrait

By Cesar Dezfuli — The serie of portraits 'Passengers' has been award with a second place in the Portrait category of the IPOTY - International Photographer of the..
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Monochrome Photography Awards Honorable Mentions

By Cesar Dezfuli — Glad to share with you my joy for the two honorable mentions that I got in Monochrome Photography Awards...

Hungarian police mistreats and push back those refugees who try to cross the border

By Cesar Dezfuli — The anguish is reflected in their gestures and glances while the sound of alarms seizes the atmosphere a few meters away from the metal fence and..
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