Ana Palacios

Zaragoza, 1972. Journalist and documentary photographer. With a degree in Information Sciences, she studied film and photography at the University of California (UCLA). After working in film production for more than 15 years, he decided to radically change her life and embark on the professional path of photography linked to human rights, with the aim of raising awareness about vulnerable communities in contexts of poverty. She has received the Emergency Fund for Journalist grants from the National Geographic Society and SOS Cultura from VEGAP, has been selected for the New York Times Portfolio Review and was nominated for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award. He is a Pro Master of Canon Spain, for whom he gives talks on humanitarian photography in centres such as PICA Alcobendas or the Master of the EFE Agency. She is a member of the jury of international awards such as the Luis Valtueña or the ASISAFoto.

She has published in national and international media such as National Geographic, The Guardian Weekend Magazine, Al Jazeera, 6 Mois, Stern, Der Spiegel, La Vanguardia Magazine, El País or Tiempo. She published his first book “Art in Movement” and “Albino”, awarded by the Association of French Iconographers and with several awards such as MIFA, IPA, FAPA, ND Awards and Alfred Fried Photography. She is currently working on a project for National Geographic on the impact of music on health and regularly collaborates with the Spanish Association of Small and Medium Foundations documenting the work of NGOs and foundations in Spain; she is also a teacher at the EFTI school; and his new photographic passion is animal sanctuaries.