Aitor Lara

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The photographer addresses issues related to identity, suggesting ways to interpret contemporary realities.  His professional career began in 1999 when she was awarded the Juana de Aizpuru Photography Prize, showing her work at... read on
    
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Primary clients: National Geographic, UNDP, NewsWeek, CNN, NBC, Financial Times, La Fabrica, FNAC, AECID
Coverage Regions: Africa Asia Europe Latin America Middle East USA & Canada
Years of experience: More than 10

The photographer addresses issues related to identity, suggesting ways to interpret contemporary realities. 

His professional career began in 1999 when she was awarded the Juana de Aizpuru Photography Prize, showing her work at international fairs such as ARCO and ParisPhoto. In 2004, he received the Ruy de Clavijo research grant from Casa Asia, MAEC, to carry out the Tower of Silence project in Uzbekistan. In 2008 he receives the Europe Multicultural Prize of Doctors of the World. He has published several books as Torre de Silencio published in 2008 by the Fundación Tres Culturas or the Maestranza book on the bullring in Seville. From the year 2009 to the year 2018 he realizes a permanent installation of large format photographs on the façade of the FNAC building in Seville. In 2010, he is invited to participate in the intentional event OjodePez Photo Meeting in Barcelona. In 2012 he published the book Ronda Goyesca, edited by La Fábrica. In addition, he has various publications in NewsWeek, Financial Times, CNN, NBC, OjodePez, Vokrug Sveta.

In 2013 he carried out a campaign to raise awareness about child poverty in Spain for the Save the Children NGO and received the Endesa Visual Arts Scholarship for the Dragoman project. In 2014 she received the Ojos de Peix Prize of PhotoEspaña and an honorable mention from UNICEF. In 2015 he made a project about pygmies in the jungle of Cameroon and published his personal work in a book PHotoBolsillo of the Spanish Photographers' Library of La Fábrica. In 2016 he received a scholarship from the Royal Academy of Spain in Rome, AECID, for the project Light and poetic reason. In 2017 he carries out a campaign on the SDG Sustainable Development Goals for the Spanish Red Cross. In 2018 he participates in the Global Forum on Urban Violence, Urban Violence of the United Nations Agenda for Sustaining Peace held in Matadero, Madrid.

In 2018, UNDP United Nations Development Program in collaboration with National Geographic commissioned the project Out of Africa Migrations, on the current phenomenon of African immigration.