biography Pandora

Pandora is a collective made up of documentary photographers who, in 2007, decided to come together to show different aspects of contemporary life. They combine their individual work with group projects using both photography and video. Interested in social and environmental issues from a global perspective, they offer various ways of understanding documentary photography.

Pandora is composed by:

Sergi Cámara Vic, 1970
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Has worked in countries such as: Morocco, Algeria, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Ruanda, Albania, Yemen, Guinea Bissau, Senegal, Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, Haiti, Ecuador and Brazil. His individual work concentrates on the migrations from Africa towards Europe which he started in 2004 combining documentary photography and video.

Héctor Mediavilla Burgos, 1970

Graduate in Economics and MBA by ESADE, Barcelona. Postgraduate in Cultural Management by IDEC- Universitat Ramón Llull, Barcelona. Since 2001 he works as an independent documentary photographer, having shot stories in Africa, Latin America and Europe. As a documentary photographer he is interested in the human condition, our understanding of life and the relationship with the environment.

Fernando Moleres Bilbao, 1963

In 1990 he publishes his first reportage on ghettos in South Africa. From then on he worked on a long project entitled “Children at work”, which will last more than seven years and for which he will travel to more than thirty countries. Throughout the years he has carried out many other reportages, such as Refugees in Kurdistan (1991), Refugees in Sahara (1992), Refugees in Rwanda (1996), the City of Kolkatta, Waste dumps in Guatemala, Animal Therapy, Rickshaw wallas, Wrestling in India, amongst others.

Alfonso Moral Valladolid, 1977

His work has featured in Newsweek, The Sunday Times, Le Monde2, Foto8, Amnesty International Magazine, El Pais, La Vanguardia, among others. He has been finalist in the Carmignac Gestion Photojournalism Award 2010 and in the Magnum Expression Award 2009/2010. He has won the International Picture of the Year 2008, award of excellence, for the reportage “Palestinian refugees in Lebanon”, the Anthropographia 2009, Honourable Mention for “Addicts: a generation lost to Afghanistan.” and the 3rd Prize at the FOTOPRES’09 in Spain for “Lebanon between Sea and Fire”.

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