Juan Pablo Bellandi was born in Mérida, Venezuela, in 1990. Studying photography at the Escuela Argentina de Fotografía in Buenos Aires, he majored in photojournalism. The political situation in his homeland is the theme of his long-term projects: ‘En la Intimidad con el Levantamiento’ (Intimate with the Uprising) documents the demonstrations of Venezuelans against their government. The series was short-listed for the 2015 Ian Parry Scholarship, and was exhibited in London.In 2016 Juan Pablo was one of the 12 photographers as a finalist in the Leica Oskar Barnack Award with his work Chasing HAMPA. Also he won the mentorship grant of the first masterclass organized by MeMo Photo Agency, in 2017 have been a nominee for the Joop Swart Masterclass of world press photo ,his work have been published by The Sunday Times Magazine , Photonews Germany , LFI , DOC!PHOTOMAGAZINE and blasfemia Cl.