ceci de f is the pseudonym of cecília de fátima (Oporto, Portugal), a freelance documentary photographer and visual journalist based between Barcelona and Oporto.
Since 2012, when she started on photography, after the fine arts (sculpture), graphic arts, music (classic double bass), archaeology and anthropology studies, she has been developing humanitarian and anthropological photographic documentary projects about, for instance, the bad humanity conditions of elderly from Portuguese highlands, the good quality of living offer by the city politics dedicated to the elderly of Barcelona, the minority catholic communities as homosexual religious people (in Spain and Portugal), the religious fever of the Virgin of Fátima believers (Portugal) and more recently about Portuguese immigration with special focus to the huge communities in France.
The key words to define her body of work, far now, are: elderly, poverty, good quality of living, immigration, personal and social identity, religion, catholic dogma, Portugal.
Her work was recognized several times in Barcelona, Portugal and China. Last year she received the first prize for the Photojournalism Postgraduate scholarship of the Universitat Autònoma Barcelona. Recently she finished an internship on the Barcelona city newspaper, El Periòdico de Catalunya.
Nowadays cecília is a contributor for VICE Magazine Portugal and Spain.