Gonçalo Fonseca is a documentary photographer based in Lisbon. After studying Journalism in Lisbon, he decided to do a Postgraduate degree in Photojournalism at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. It was then when he discovered the power of storytelling and journalism. Of giving voice to those who have none, of witnessing the world’s injustices. That is what drives him. Since 2016, he has been working in Spain, Portugal, Morocco and China, with a constant focus on Human Rights issues.
His work has been published in TIME, Washington Post, Der Spiegel, Aftonbladet, El Pais, Diari Ara, 7K, among others.
He has received the Photographic Allard Prize for International Integrity (Canada, 2019), the Young Talent Award at Fotoplatja d’Aró (Spain, 2019) and Leica Oskar Barnak Award – Newcomer 2020.