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Gervasio Sánchez

Gervasio Sánchez was born in Córdoba in August 1959 and has been a journalist since 1984. His work has been published in Heraldo de Aragón and La Vanguardia, and he is a contributor to Cadena Ser and the BBC.

He is the author of several books of photography, including El cerco de Sarajevo (1995) and those published by Blume: Vidas minadas (1997 and 2002), Kosovo, crónica de la deportación (1999), Niños de la guerra (2000), La caravana de la muerte. Las víctimas de Pinochet (2002), Latidos del tiempo (2004), jointly with sculptor and visual artist Ricardo Calero, and Sierra Leona, guerra y paz (2005). In 2001, together with Manuel Leguineche, he coordinated the book Los ojos de la guerra (Homenaje a Miguel Gil) and in 2004 he published Salvar a los niños soldados. He has received the following awards: the Cirilo Rodríguez prize, the International Press Club award, the Andalucía de Cultura prize, the Human Rights Award for Journalism, the Liber Press prize and the Javier Bueno prize. He has been awarded the Santa Isabel of Portugal Gold Medal and the Medal of Professional Merit by institutions in Aragon and been made an honorary citizen of the city of Saragossa. He has been a UNESCO special peace envoy since 1998.

Update: 17 January 2011



Visit to the exhibition with Gervasio Sánchez


Has participated in


War Images

Politics and Po-et(h)ics of War Images


Mined lives. 10 years