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Edu Ponces
Photography and Journalism

Barcelona, 1980. Studied photography and photojournalism at the Institut d’Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya (IEFC). He started his professional career in Latin America where he was the boss of media  investigation El Faro (El Salvador), but also collaborated with other international medias like El País, El Mundo, CNN in Spanish, Miami Herald, Clarín, Proceso o Gatopardo, among others. He has dedicated a large part of his professional life to studying two themes: the migration and social violence. He has been a winner and finalist in many international awards like the World Understanding Award 2014 in Picture of the Year International (POYi), best photography book 2010 for Picture of the Year Latinoamericano (POYLatam), international REVELA award, journalism award Gabriel García Márquez devoted to the FNPI or the National journalism and human rights award of El Salvador among others.

He gives classes on a regular basis at the Institut d’Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya (IEFC), the school CFD of Barcelona and the master of photojournalism at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB). He is a founding partner of RUIDO Photo.