Gonçalo Fonseca



  • Andreia, a social worker from Crescer, a state-funded outreach organization, plans their next move at one of Lisbon’s many open-air “consumption rooms.” She and Rita, a psychologist, are a part of the first line of help in the Portuguese Harm Reduction Policy;
  • Mouli*, on the left, making the bed with her daughter in their home in West Bengal.
  • Surgeons prepare a kidney for transplant at a private hospital in Chennai, India. It is estimated by the World Health Organization that every hour, worldwide, a kidney is illegally sold.
  • Geethu *, a 27 year old man from Chennai mortgaged his home and sold all his families possessions to pay for the expensive transplant he underwent in April. The former fisherman is now too in debt to pay for the drugs he needs to maintain his health. *name changed

Lisboa, 1993

Gonçalo Fonseca es un fotógrafo documental afincado en Lisboa.

Tras estudiar Periodismo en Portugal y Fotoperiodismo en Barcelona, empezó su práctica fotográfica profesional en el 2017.

Desde entonces ha trabajado en Marruecos, Portugal, China, y India, siempre enfocado en las temáticas de Derechos Humanos, Salud y Vivienda.
Le mueven las ganas de amplificar la voz de las personas a las que fotografía.

Ha recibido el premio Photographic Allard Prize for International Integrity (Canadá, 2019),  el premio Joven Talento en Fotoplatja d’Aró (España, 2019) y Leica Oskar Barnak Award – Newcomer 2020.

Su trabajo ha sido publicado en TIME, Washington Post, Der Spiegel, Aftonbladet, El Pais, Diari Ara, 7K , entre otros.