Marcel Fernández is a Havana based photographer and graphic designer. Studying graphic design at the Superior Institute of Design in Cuba, he graduated in 2013 and taught photography through 2016. More recently, he has collaborated and worked as a photographer with several magazines, press media, Grammy Award winning musicians and as an organizer and instructor of photographic workshops in Cuba. His photographs have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Cuban galleries and have been used to illustrate books and commercial campaigns in countries including Spain and the U.S.
His training in design has a strong influence on his photography, with the use of color, light, sense of space, and composition as resources to tell stories and document the fascinating and bitter social reality that reigns in the daily life of Cuban people, whose resilience lies in the dreams and hopes of upcoming changes.