Albert Gonzalez Farran (Barcelona, 1975) is an independent photojournalist and videographer with 18 years experience. He is currently based in Kenya, Nairobi, covering East Africa, mostly South Sudan, for the Agence France Presse (AFP), media outlets (The Washington Post, El País, Irin News) and humanitarian organisations, such ICRC, MSF, UNICEF, Save The Children and FAO, among many others. He has also conducted multimedia assignments on migrations in Egypt and the Mediterranean region.
Albert has also been the photographer of the UN peacekeeping missions in Darfur (2004-2009) and Afghanistan (2015).
Earlier, he worked for media outlets in Spain, Peru and Ireland and conducted personal photo projects in Bosnia and Ethiopia.
Degree in Catalan Studies, he has a Master of Arts in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the University of the Arts of London (2013) and a postgraduate in Communication for Development from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (2005).