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Ricard Garcia Vilanova


A photojournalist specialising in conflict zones and humanitarian crises, he has worked, inter alia, in Syria, Libya, Iraq, Haiti, and Afghanistan, as well as covering the Arab Springs and the conflict with ISIS. His photographs have been published in international media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, CNN, and Al Jazeera. He has also collaborated with organizations such as United Nations, International Committee of the Red Cross, and Human Rights Watch. As a freelance video journalist, he has worked with CNN, BBC, France24, Aljazeera, Channel 4, VICE, PBS, or Euronews Among the prizes he has received are the World Press Photo award, Pictures of the Year, and International Photography awards. In 2013, together with the journalist Marc Marginedas and the photographer Javier Espinosa, he received the Manuel Vázquez Montalbán International Prize for Journalism and the José Couso Prize for Press Freedom. He contributed to the book Fade to Black: Rise and Fall of the Caliphate of Isis (Blume, 2020) and is author of the project The Libyan Crossroad 2011/2020.

Update: 2 December 2020


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