Empar Ibanyes Soto



Valencia, 1979

Graduated in Social Work by the University of Valencia. In 2013 Empar finished Social and Cultural Anthropology in the Universidad Rovira i Virgili. After finishing those two degrees she studied documentary photography in the IEFC in Barcelona. Since 2012 she combines documentary photography with social field work. She is currently working in contexts of social exclusion related to family, childhood and youth.

In her work projects she normally establishes channels of communication with the local social actors, keeping them in touch with the institutions and collectives, that are related to cultural practices. “Is with documentary photography how I get to reflect about social phenomenon in urban spaces”