Born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. He resides in Barcelona where he combines his work as a Photography teacher with the production of personal works. He holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Fine Arts of the Basque Country University, from which he receives a grant to develop the photographic project Conexiones in an artist residence in Arteleku Art Center in San Sebastián.
Later he moves to Barcelona to study photography and a MA on Curatorial and Cultural Practices in Art and New at Media Center d’Art i Disseny MECAD, ESDI.
He has been one of the winners of the Helsinki Photo Festival 2018 (Finland) and his work has been selected in different international festivals such as the Voies Off Awards in Arles (France), Solar Foto Festival in Fortaleza (Brazil) and the Addis Foto Fest in Addis Abeba (Ethiopia).
2017- present. Graduate Diploma in Management, Preservation and Dissemination of Photographic Archives. UAB, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Spain
2003 MA on Curatorial and Cultural Practices in Art and New Media. MECAD, ESDI. Barcelona, Spain
1996-97 Grisart International School of Photography. Barcelona, Spain
1989-94 Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts. UPV, Basque Country University. Leioa – Vizcaya, Spain
AWARDS & MENTIONS / Selection
2019 IMAGO LISBOA PHOTO FESTIVAL. Photo Folio Review. Lisbon, Portugal – Selected
2019 OUT FROM THE MIST. Photographic Representations of Mental Health. Brisbane, Australia – Selected
2019 LUCIE FOUNDATION. Chromalux X Fine Art Scholarship. Los Angeles, USA – Shortlisted
2019 BIPA, Barcelona International Photography Award. Best 50 photographers – Finalist
2019 PHOTOESPAÑA. Discoveries PHE19. Madrid, Spain – Selected
2019 ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL. Athens, Greece – Shortlisted
2019 BELFAST PHOTO FESTIVAL. Belfast, Northern Ireland – Shortlisted
2019 LIFE FRAMER. Night life. London, UK – Editor’s pick
2019 FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS. London, UK – Nominee
2018 HELSINKI PHOTO FESTIVAL. Helsinki, Finland – Winner
2018 TOKIO INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS. Tokio, Japan – Gold Winner and Honorable Mention
2018 INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS. Los Angeles, USA – 2nd Place Winner
2018 SOLAR FOTO FESTIVAL. Fortaleza, Brazil – Selected
2018 12TH POLLUX AWARDS – THE PHOTOGRAPHY GALA AWARDS. York, UK – Honorable Mention
2018 PH21 GALLERY. Nocturnal, a Curated International Photography Exhibition. Budapest, Hungary – Selected
2017 BURN EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHER FUND, Burn Magazine. USA – Shortlisted
2016 ADDIS FOTO FEST. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Selected
2016 ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL. Athens, Greece – Shortlisted
2014 VOIES OFF AWARDS. Arles, France – Selected
2016 Insomnia. La Grey, Space for Contemporary Creation. SCAN Tarragona 2016, International Photography Festival. Spain
GROUP EXHIBITIONS / Selection
2019 Insomnia. OUT FROM THE MIST. ABC Brisbane Center, Australia. (ongoing)
2018 Insomnia. PH21 GALLERY. Nocturna, a curated international photography exhibition. Budapest, Hungary
2018 Insomnia. HELSINKI PHOTO FESTIVAL. Galleria Futura and Kellohalli. Helsinki, Finland
2016 Insomnia. ADDIS FOTO FEST. Sheraton Addis H. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2019 Where Fireflies Unfold. BIPA Best 50th photographers, Valid Foto Gallery. Barcelona, Spain. (ongoing)
2018 Insomnia. SOLAR FOTO FESTIVAL, Centro Dragão do Mar de Arte e Cultura. Fortaleza, Brazil
2014 Insomnia. VOIES OFF AWARDS, Archbishop’s Palace court-yard. Arles, France
2019 Where Fireflies Unfold. BURN MAGAZINE.
2019 Mimetic. PHOTO-LETTER.
2019 Insomnia. LIFE FRAMER, Night life Editor’s Pick
2018 Lucernario. DER GREIF, Guest Room. «Post HomoSapiens» An online exhibition curated by Mónica Allende