Alejandro Martinez Velez, 1991, started to be interested in photojournalism five years ago. He was influenced by works of different photographers and he began to photograph the social movements of his hometown in which he currently resides, Madrid. In 2013 he began his photography training at Lens School of Visual Arts, combining it with his university studies in Political Sciences (Complutense Univesity of Madrid).
His work focuses especially on the effects of the economic crisis in Spain. He is currently documenting the exodus of hundreds of thousands of people to Europe from countries like Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan or Pakistan.
Alejandro Martinez Velez's Projects on LensCulture