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Event 10

Eduardo Méndez

A Decade of the National Award for Photojournalism

Venue: La Alhóndiga. Sede de Gales / Llwyfan Cymru

The National Photojournalism Award, created and delivered by ANIGP-TV, has collected the most important events that have taken place in Spain and the world over the last decade.

Susana Vera, Maysun, Ricardo Garcia Vilanova, Pedro Armestre, Mar Sáez, Samuel Aranda, Domingo J. Casas, Álvaro Barrientos, Olmo Calvo and Santi Palacios are some of the more than 70 photographers participating in this exhibition, where we can appreciate from the riots in Egypt and Tunisia, the migratory flows caused by the war in Syria, the tragedies of the Strait, the evictions of houses in the face of the economic crises, the visit of the Pope to Spain, climate change, regional festivals, armed conflicts, 15M and a long etcetera.

Eduardo Méndez will speak at this event about the National Photojournalism Award and its photographers. He began his professional career in 1983 working for the magazines Antena Semanal and Antena TV. He makes the leap with the founding team to Suplemento Semanal and Suplemento TV -currently XL Semanal-.In 1989 he joined the team of photographers at Época magazine, where he remained until 2009, the year in which he joined La Gaceta de los Negocios newspaper as chief photography editor. During these years he has been a special envoy in conflicts such as the war in Yugoslavia, the war in Iraq or Kosovo, also participating in numerous reports, interviews and journalistic investigations. He is the author of the book Digital Photography, Little Secrets of a Professional.

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