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Pau Coll
Photography and Participatory Workshops

(Badalona 1983) Studied photography at the l’Institut d’Estudis Fotogràfics of Catalonia and specialized in photojournalism and documentary photography. In 2005, he joined with five other photographers and formed the organization RUIDO Photo where he works now.

He has produced different photographic reports and documentaries in Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, Cuba, El Salvador, Algeria, Nepal, Europe, accumulating experience in jails in different cities, refugees or humanitarian emergencies. He has also developed different social projects of participatory photography highlighting ACV, projects of community intervention through photography in different Catalan prisons.

He has published the book, “Testimonis de l’oblit, el poble Saharauí a l’exili” for the ONG Catalana “Amics del Poble Saharauí” (2008). Also, he has published the book “Kuidado ke muerden” about the punk movement in the island of Cuba (editorial Banizu Nizuke 2012) and has received different international and national awards for photography: highlighting “Objetivo Abierto”, organized by the government of Valencia and the news agency EFE (2009), finalist award for investigative journalism Gabriel García Márquez (2013), and finalist of the Alexia Foundation scholarship (2014). He has produced the documentary “Un any a presó” about the life in prison of five immigrants in the juvenile jail of Catalonia; this piece has been shown in different festivals of human rights and on television.

Currently Pau Coll is a professor of photojournalism in the CFD (centro de Fotografía Documental de Barcelona) and IEFC (Institut d’Estudis Fotografics de Catalunya) and collaborates with teachers in different centers of photography around Barcelona.

On the Road - Publications
Media

Inside, prisoners photographing prisoners - Media
Media

The Backway - La Vanguardia
Media

The Ultimate Europe - Revista 5W
Media

Without water in the country of rain
Media

Mission, vision and values
What is RUIDO?

Financial transparency
What is RUIDO?

balance report
What is RUIDO?

The Dark Land - El Faro
Media

National Geographic Grant: The Backway
Photography

The Backway: from Africa to Europe
Photography

The Backway: the whole migratory route
Exhibitions

The Backway: at the origins of African migration
Exhibitions

Without Water in a Rainy Country
Photography

From inside to outside
Photography in Prisons

Self-portraits from inside
Photography in Prisons

Inside - Documentary
Photography in Prisons

La quinta del chabolo
Photography in Prisons

The prison in black & white
Photography in Prisons

Making of
Photography in Prisons

No one will talk about "El Alarma"
Photography in Prisons

INSIDE
Audiovisual

Various projects
Media

Jails in El Salvador
Media

Portfolio Review
Services

The Mud of Europe
Photography

Dark Land
Photography

The Mud of Europe. Street Exhibition
Exhibitions

The Faces of the CIE
Photography

Photobooth on Caixaforum
Exhibitions

Kuidado ke muerden. Short.
Audiovisual

Beyond The Paradise
Photography

Participatory Photography in Prisons
Participatory Workshops

CIE: Liminal process
Exhibitions

10 years of RUIDO Photo
Exhibitions

The Shadow Chronicles
Photography

Al son del Punk/Kuidado ke muerden. Photography book.
Books

Kuidado ke muerden
Participatory Workshops

No home land
Photography

Shadow Chronicles
Exhibitions

Mira’m bé: Photo Booth
Participatory Workshops

Latin American Stories
Exhibitions

Indigrafías
Participatory Workshops

Plaster City
Photography

La quinta del chabolo
Audiovisual

"Testimonis de l'oblit"
Books

Sahara: A Blind Heritage
Participatory Workshops

El recés. Participatory project.
Exhibitions

Photobooth at CaixaForum
Services

Project Menara for the Foundation Three Cultures of the Mediterranean
Services