Manel Quiros (1984). Documentary Photographer from Barcelona (Spain) based in the United Kingdom since 2010. Studied professional photography at the University of Valencia and Visual Communication and Photojournalism in Edinburgh and Glasgow. He has collaborated with; CC ONG, Naya Nagar ONGD, Red Cross Spain, Red Cross Burkinabe, UNHCR (The United Nations Refugee Agency) and WFP (World Food Programme). His dedication to documentary photography has been developed in several European countries, and also in countries such as; Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Egypt, India, Bangladesh, Thailand and Cambodia. He works professionally on long photographic editorial projects.
- Awards and recognitions: World Press Photo '17. Nominated to the Joop Swart Masterclass. Finalist in the International Portrait Photography Award "Shoot the Face". iPOTY '16 (International Photographer Of The Year). Honorable mention in the category of Photojournalism/Story. Monochrome Awards '16. Honorable mention in the category of Portrait x2, People and Photojournalism. TIFA 2016 (Tokyo International Foto Awards). Second place in the category of Book People, and third place in the category of Book Documentary. Winner in the "Lens on Social Justice" contest held by Open Hands Initiative in collaboration with VII Photo Agency. Juror's Winner in "The Documentary Photograph" exhibition held by SE Centre for Photography, South Carolina, United States, 2016. Winner in the International Portrait Photography Award "Shoot the Face" 2016. Honorable mention in the category of Photojournalism/Story at International Photographer of The Year (iPOTY) 2015. Finalist in the International Photo Festival and Contest PHotoEspaña14, in the section ‘Descubrimientos’, Madrid, Spain. Finalist in the International Contemporary art competition “Premio Combat Prize” 2014, Livorno, Italy.