Alvaro Laiz

Born in 1981, León, Spain.  
Master in Visual Arts at Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, his work focuses on realities usually ignored by mass media. He has developed his work thanks to the commitment of foundations and museums such us Fundacion Cerezales, Magnum Foundation, Ideas Tap Fund or MUSAC, among others. His photographs has been published in  international media such us New York Times, Washington Post, Forbes or National Geographic.

He conceives documentary photography as a tool to experiment new forms of storytelling about those issues that captivate or worry him or those he needs to understand. He is also co-founder of ANHUA, a collective of photographers and visual artists who have decided to join to document the social, historical and contemporary.  Specializing in documentary reportage and author focused its commitment issues and concerns related to human rights, anthropology, economics and environment.

During Apertura in September 2016 the project THE HUNTER is presented in the Freijo Gallery .

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