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AG-ARTURO RODRIGUEZ-05

ARTURO RODRIGUEZ

Web: www.arturorguez.com

email: contact@arturorguez.com

      Burmese phone: +95 (0) 930522426

Spanish phone: +34 617 798 096

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sou Workshops, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Director & co-founder, 2012-present

Agence France Presse, Bangkok, Thailand. Representation and work licensing, 2012- present

The Associated Press, Madrid, Spain. Photojournalist and editor, 2009-2012

Greenpeace, Madrid, Spain. Photographer, 2006-2012

The Associated Press, Canary Island, Spain and West Africa. Photojournalist, 2006-2009

Reuters, Canary Island, Spain. Representation and work licensing, 2005-2006

El Dia, S/C de Tenerife, Spain. Photojournalist, 2001-2005

La Opinión, S/C de Tenerife, Spain. Photojournalist, 1999-2001

Diario de Avisos, S/C de Tenerife, Spain. Photojournalist, 1996-1998

Grupo Editorial Tomo, S/C de Tenerife, Spain. Co-founder and photography chief, 1994-1996


RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS

The Guardian, 2012, Myanmar Immigration, London, UK

The State, 2012, Myanmar Immigration, South Carolina, USA

The New York Times, 2012, Myanmar Immigration, NY, USA

The New York Times, 2012, The Lady (Aung San Suu Kyi visit Thailand), NY, USA

Bangkok Post, 2012, Green Hell (Kachin state War), Bangkok, Thailand

Boston Globe, 2011, Spanish Revolution, Boston, USA

Clarín, 2011, Spanish Revolution, Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Jornada, 2011, Spanish Revolution, DF, Mexico

The Guardian, 2011, Eviction Day, London, UK

The New York Times, 2011, Ex-Spy, NY, USA

The Times, 2010, South Africa Football World Cup, London, UK

International Herald Tribune, 2010, Avian Flu, Paris, France

The New York Times, 2006-present, multiple assignments, New York, USA

Bangkok Post, 2012-present, multiple assignments, Bangkok, Thailand

The National, 2010-present, multiple assignments, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Others:

El Pais Semanal, ACNUR, D Della Repubblica, The National, Le Monde, Washington Post, El Pais, El Mundo, Paris Match, Stern, Der Spiegel, Le Figaro, London Time, Le Parisien, Panorama, Time magazine, USA Today, El Universal.

 

BOOKS

Paradise- Naarden, The Netherlands. FotoFestival Naarden

34 miradas contra el olvido, Madrid, Spain. A photo project featuring the work of 34 photographers from around the world whom had been working about wars and others ignored issues.

Light Africa Up, Tenerife, Spain. A photo project featuring the work of some relevance photographers from 8 countries whom had been working about migration phenomenon around the world.

 

AWARDS/EXHIBITIONS

I have participated in many memorable exhibitions including the Fotonoviembre collective exhibitions of 2001, 2005 and 2006. One of my projects was to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Saharawi destitution. I have also exhibited at the 2007 Epson Fotofestival at Naarden, Holland.

I participated in the Light Africa Up collective exhibition about african migration toward Europe.

Along with 34 photographers from around the world I exhibited on the theme of war, migrations and starvation in an exhibition called “34 visions against oblivion” an event organised by Doctors of the World in Casa Encendida, Madrid.

In 2007 I was awarded two prizes in the WORLD PRESS PHOTO in the categories Spot News, single and People in news, reportage.

 

Recently, I was awarded with:

Special Honorable Mention in Canadian International Digital Photography Award, Cholera in Haiti.

YIPPA 2011, Cholera in Haiti.

The World Wide Photography Gala Award, Cholera in Haiti 2011.

Prix Lucas Dolega shortlist 2013.

Honourable mention FCCT/Lightrocket photo contest 2015 (Foreign Correspondent Club of Thailand) by my project Face Oblivion about ethnic groups in Myanmar. First place single (second General)  VI Canary Island Documentary and Press Photography Contest  2015.

 

EDUCATION

CEV School of Communication, Image and Sound (Ministry of Education), Madrid, Spain. Certificate: Course on Documentary and Photojournalism, 1999

IES Cesar Manrique, S/C Tenerife, Spain. Certificate: Degree of Photography and Image & Sound technician; 1997

University La Laguna, Adeje, Spain. Certificate: Course International Photojournalism, 1996