I am a photojournalist working on both daily news and long term projects. Based in Barcelona, I specialize in the Catalonia conflict and have been photographing the “separatist process” for the past 5 years. For the past year, I have...
Joan i Carmen, parents of Macarena, a young woman with celebral palasy, get her ready to go for a walk. The goverment of Catalonia has withdrawn the aid of 400€ for this family claiming that she already go to a center durning the morning. Those 400 euros are essential for this family with difficulties. Assignament for El Periódico de Cataluña. Joan Mateu Parra
Elsa Artadi, candidate to Barcelona's goverment smiles at the finish of Junts Per Catalunya electoral act for the Barcelona campaign near to a poster of the president Carles Puigdemont. Barcelona May 14 2019. Assignament for El Periódico de Cataluña. Joan Mateu Parra (El Periódico de Cataluña)
Antifascist protesters make a barricade in front of the Police line. Today, a act of VOX (spanish far-right nacionalist party) has finished in violent clashes against antifascist plataforms who want to boikot the event and police who was protect it. Barcelona, March 30 2019. Joan Mateu Parra
Catalan riot-police line in the Women’s Prison of Barcelona in front of a demostration against the imprisonment of the anti-fascist arrested in the riots against the far-right party Vox last Saturday. Barcelona, April 1 2019. Joan Mateu Parra