Friday, October 13, 2017 | News
"Cuban Muslims" @ Photo Romania Festival.
"Cuban Muslims" will be exhibited next week inside the program of the Photo Romania Festival. From 16th to 22nd of October, in Galeria Minerva of Cluj-Napoca. Very happy to arrive until Romania, and so grateful to Sebastian Vaida, director of the festival, for his trust in this work.http://www.photoromaniafestival.ro/expozitii/musulmanii-cubanezi/
Monday, September 18, 2017 | News | Success Stories | V. Feature
Great experience to work with them, and I'm very happy with the result.
To see the feature, click: here
Monday, September 4, 2017 | News
This is the last exhibition that we will do as a part of the "New Talent FNAC of Photography" prize tour. Murcia, Barcelona, Madrid, Donostia, València, Sevilla. Thanks a lot to everyone that has joined and helped me along these 6 stages, in one way or another.
More things coming very soon ;)
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | News
Friday, July 28, 2017 | News
"Sex and Love with Robots": no longer science fiction. A new photo story I've made recently -about a new generation of sex dolls equipped with artificial intelligence- is featured this month in the Equal Times. A photo gallery and an article full of thoughts on what might be the future of relationships between humans and machines... Read it, you'll be surprised.https://www.equaltimes.org/sex-and-love-with-robots-no-longer#.WXtoountZPZ
Friday, June 23, 2017 | News
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | News
Thursday, May 25, 2017 | News | Exhibitions
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | News
The winner of the competition will be announced after the screening of the finalists, which will take place on May 27th inside the Santander Photo Festival.
The whole list of finalists here:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | News
The "Cuban Muslims" exhibition is part of the program of PHOTON Festival, and the exhibition opening will be next Wednesday 03.05.2017 at 19:30h in FNAC Sant Agustí. For this event, I will be accompanied by:
* Ricardo Cases, Photographer.
* Tania Castro, director of PHOTON festival.
Looking forward to this!
Friday, April 7, 2017 | News
The 7th of April I will be in Venice to hold the presentation of "Ojalá, Stories of Hispanic Islam". Ojalá is the photographic installation resulting from combining "Cuban Muslims-Tropical Faith" with the project "Daughters of Al-Andalus" by the great Italian photographer Chiara Ferronato.
All geniunely curated by Vinca L. Gilbert-Dascent, and in ISOLAB, one the nicest spaces I have seen in a long time.
7th of April at 18:00h there will be a talk in ISOLAB to present the Installation, where Chiara and I will be joined by Enrico Stefanelli from Fotolux Festival. Very grateful to Vinca, Chiara and ISOLAB for their work and help to generate all of this.
Friday, March 24, 2017 | News
The first edition was huge succes that allowed many of us to sell copies of our work and expand the network... and so is exciting that the new Utopia opportunity is here!
24, 25 and 26 of March in Barcelona.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | News
The exhibition is part of the "Cinema and Human Rights Festival" program of this year. So the director of the Festival, Josemi Beltrán, and the photographer Gari Garaialde, from Bostok Photo.
Looking forward to it!
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | News
The "School of Shepherds" project is being exhibited this year in Alacant city as a part of the current PHOTOALICANTE edition. The exhibition is already opened, and will go on until the next 20th of April.PhotoAlicante is probably the closest photo festival to my hometown, so it makes it kind of special to bring the exhibition there.
Check out the rest of their program: http://www.photoalicante.com
Friday, February 10, 2017 | News
Friday, January 27, 2017 | News
"Cuban Muslims" can be visited in FNAC Callao until the next 5th of March. Don't miss it if you are around Madrid these weeks!
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 | News
And of course very satisfied with what this publication means in terms of exposure of the project.
Newsweek also dedicated a gallery online to the work, that can be seen in the following link:
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 | News
I did the assignment in collaboration with the Valencian literary author Paco Esteve... such a nice piece he wrote! And I am very satisfied on how is looking in the graphic side too.
Thursday, December 29, 2016 | News
We held a great opening last 14th of December. With Rafa Badia and Pablo Pérez presenting the photographic work, followed by a small party. There was a great assistance, so I feel very grateful for the warm welcome the project has received in Barcelona.
Friday, December 2, 2016 | News
During october and November, the exhibition was held in Murcia city, including a super nice presentation event that I had the pleasure to share with Mónica Lozano, member of the award jury. Great experience, and I am very happy to see the project in exhibition format for the first time!
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | News
The exhibition is called "Intersecciones", is a path through 7 of my works and can be seen until the end of November in Sala de La Diversidad (C/Amargura 60, Habana Vieja).
Do not miss Noviembre Fotográfico if you are in Cuba this month!
"Cuban Muslims", selected between the finalists in the Emergents DST Award of Encontros da Imagen (Braga, Portugal)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | News
"Cuban Muslims" have been selected as one of the finalists of the Emergentes DST International Photography Award of the Encontros da Imagem festival in Braga, Portugal. The prize went to Sonja Hamad for a wonderful project about the Kurdish women who are fighters in Rojava.
Very satisfied to see the project listed among so many wonderful works. Is the best fuel before coming back to Cuba in October, to continue working on this series.
Monday, September 19, 2016 | News
Great opportunity to continue giving visibility to the project, and I am looking forward to enjoy the days in the Encontros da Imagem festival.
Monday, August 29, 2016 | News
In there, I was working in creating archive related to the Psiloritis mountains and its area, under the artistic direction of Maria Choulaki. The residence will continue in the coming months, and I sense this can end up in a new personal project... will be back to Crete soon to continue working on it... Work in Progress.
Thursday, July 14, 2016 | News
"El Mundo de los Pirineos" magazine (Spain) features this month a large article about the experience of the School of Shepherds project. 10 pages including a river interview with its coordinator, Vanesa Freixa, a a wide serie of photos from my "School of Shepherds" essay. Happy to continue enhancing the exposure of the project!
Friday, June 17, 2016 | News
Friday, June 10, 2016 | News
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | News
Really so happy and excited about the coming steps of the project!
Monday, May 9, 2016 | News
This screening "forced" us to finally create an audiovisual piece for the project, and I'm very happy with the final result, edited with the great help of David Suñol (www.memoriaselectiva.com)
Soon we'll post it online.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | News
El Pais - Planeta Futuro just published this week "Seeds for the Autonomy", a large photo gallery online with a story I did in 2014 about Cuban Agriculture and its struggle to increase productivity. Ecologic production, sustainability, urban gardens and more as a path to advance towards Food Security.
Very happy with how the final piece is looking. A lot of archive was not online before, so good time to have a look, if you are interested.
The gallery online:
Monday, April 18, 2016 | News
CNN just published last week a wide edition of my new ongoing project, "Cuban Muslims", a story about the young and vibrant muslim community of Cuba.
Very happy with how the final piece is looking, and the high exposure received in just a week since its publication. Very grateful to the CNN photo editors, Benazir Wehelie for the article, and to Visura team for the support and for creating the network conditions to make it happen.The article online in:
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | News
The Lab @Huffington Post.
The Huffington Post have published recently a gallery featuring the work I did about Blocks occupied by families as an alternative to massive evictions and housing crisis in Spain. Nice that the story is still getting exposure and moving around.The gallery is online here:
Friday, November 6, 2015 | News
A first draft of the work I did in Cuba in 2014 will be exhibited this November in Köln, Germany.
The work is part of a wider curated exhibition, "Cuba im Blick" including the works "San Lázaro Cult", by Pep Bonet, and "Colimadores", a collective exhibition with Cuban photographers like Raúl Cañibano, René Peña, Alfredo Sarabia... I will participate with "Seeds of Autonomy" a work about ecological agriculture as a path towards food security in Cuba.
I feel honoured to be exhibited among so many great photographers. The exhibition can be seen between 08.11.2015 and 30.12.2015 in the Michael Horbach Foundation, in the Michael Horbach Stiftung gallery.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | News
You can have a look to the gallery in the following link:
Monday, September 28, 2015 | Exhibitions
Very satisfied to be part of the initiative.
"School of Shepherds" now in the LensCulture Emerging Talent 2015 exhibition (SF CameraWork gallery)
Sunday, August 30, 2015 | Awards
The exhibition just opened last friday, and can be seen now in the San Francisco Camerawork gallery.
Very honoured to be part of it!
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 | News
I'm very happy to share that the project "School of Shepherds" have been selected within the Top works in the LensCulture Emerging Talent 2015 competition.
A collective exhibition with all the selected works will be opened next 28th of August in the San Francisco CameraWork gallery.Have a look to all the awarded projects:
Monday, July 20, 2015 | News
I have been working recently in a short feature for VICE Spain which is now released.
La Bordeta is an occupied building in Barcelona to rehouse seven families that were previously evicted from their home. The current work is a continuation of my previous series "The Lab" (2013) about collective occupations as an alternative to housing evictions, that can be seen in my website.
View the new gallery in VICE: here
Monday, July 13, 2015 | News
The Sony WPO (World Photography Organisation) blog just released an interview where we speak review a bit of what have been my photographic work in the last years.
I feel happy with the result, and very grateful for the opportunity to spread the work WPO represents.
You can read the interview online here:
Monday, June 29, 2015 | News
"The Lab", a photo story about families performing collective occupation of buildings as a response to Spanish housing crisis, have been published as a gallery in the italian magazine Napoli Monitor.
The gallery online here:
Monday, June 8, 2015 | News
Last week I joined the portfolio review's week of Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña 2015 with the "School of Shepherds" series.
Glad for having the opportunity of presenting the work to international editors and curators. And for meeting so many colleagues who were presenting great projects there.
PHE 2015 have been a great experience.
Monday, March 30, 2015 | News
I'm very happy to share that the "School of Shepherds" series have been selected to participate in the Discoveries Week of PhotoEspaña festival.
Have a look to the whole series in the following link:
Thursday, March 19, 2015 | News
New website is ready. An update of the photo stories I have produced in the last years was necessary and now is achieved. Thanks to the FV platform and the great support I received from Adriana and Graham, the Fotovisura team.
Have a look to it: