About Javier Arcenillas

Humanist, Psychologist at the Complutense University of Madrid.

He teaches photojournalism and documentary photography at the International School PICA.

He develops humanitarian essays where the main characters are integrated in societies that borders and sets upon any reason or human rights in a world that becomes increasingly more and more indifferent.

An award-winning photographer, some of the prize that could be mentioned:
*Arts Press Award, KODAK Young Photographer
*Atlanta Journalism Awards ( Best Photographer)
*Scholarship of the European Social Fund
*Euro Press by Fujifilm
*Fotopress Prize
*POYI and POYI Latam
*Finalist Oskar Barnak Leica Prize´09 & 2013
*Union Latina Prize 09
*Sony World Photograhic Award´10
*Fotoevidence 2011,
*Eugene Smith Grant 2013
*Terry O´Neill Award 2012 & 2014
*Photographer of the year in Moscow Photo Award 2014
among others.
*Getty Images Grant 2015

In these years, he has achieved projects on Latin America like “Territorios” in Jamaica, an assignment that approaches the “Traffic of Marihuana” or the Boxing Olympic School in La Habana.

His most recent assignments are with Médicos del Mundo on the Garbage Dump Cities in Central America, the question that City Hope publishes the book about. He also has a book on society portraits pictures, summarizing his daily activity in magazines, titled "REVOLUZION", besides a photographic essay on charity in India titled Kingdom Charity.

His most complete news articles outside Spain can be read in Time, CNN, IL Magazine, Leica Magazine, Der Spiegel, Stern, GEO, National Geographic, Le Monde 2, El Mundo, El periódico de Guatemala as most important magazines.

At the moment, he arranges Humanitarian Photographic assignments with diplomatic matters in his country.
Their final reports and publications can be seen in Esquire Spain on the websites fronterad and soy502.

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Javier Arcenillas's Books