Cristopher Rogel Blanquet Chávez, documentary photographer, is currently part of the El Universal staff, his works have been published in El Mundo, Milenio, Vice; has collaborated with the international organization Médecins Sans Frontières.
He specializes in conflict coverings, such as the self-defense groups of Michoacán, Ayotzinpa, the Syrian conflict in the Middle East, working children in poppy crops in the northern Sierra de Guerrero. His camera has captured images in France, the United States, Peru, Turkey and on the border with Syria.
In 2015, he won the International Documentary Photography Contest, for his report "Los niños del opio", organized by the ENS of Colombia; his photographs were part of the multimedia work, Desaparecidos, which won the Ortega y Gasset Prize, 2016.
His most recent project, Chilangos Lowbike Club, won the Young Creators Fellowship, 2016, as well as being part of the official exhibition of the International Photography Festival of Peru, 2016.
Cristopher Rogel Blanquet's Projects on LensCulture