Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1978, he began his work of freelance photographer in 1996.
Photojournalist profiled in news coverage, reports and documentaries, Christian successively worked since 2002 till 2017 in the colombian magazine Cromos-Shock and daily newspaper El Espectador, and for International news agencys AP and EFE/EPA, especially covering conflict between the various belligerents, victims stories, struggle for land and social issues.
This graphic designer graduated of the National University of Colombia also teaches photography and photojournalism since 15 years in colombian universities.
Co-founder in 2016 of Mira-V with Damien Fellous
Publishes in National Geographic, New York Times, Le Monde, The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily, El Pais, Miami Herald, El Mundo, El Nuevo Día, El Diario, El Universal, La República, La Prensa, Univisión, Clarin, Diario Deportivo, El Nuevo Herald, Neue Zurcher Zeitung, Semana, Cromos, Shock, El Espectador, El Tiempo…
Numerous national and international collective and individual exhibitions and various awards including a special mention at the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Contest, a special mention in Colombian-Swiss Photography National Prize in 2008, the 2nd Prize in ‘News’ category in 2006 National Geographic Award 2006, and the 2nd Prize in ‘Urban Landscape’ category in 2006 National Geographic Award 2006.
2015 - First Meeting of Visual Narratives FUJI, 2011 - POYi (Photo of the year Latam), 2009 - International Contest ATLANTA PHOTOJOURNALISM, 2008 - COLOMBO SWISS NATIONAL AWARD , 2006 - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC . "LIGHTS OF AMERICA 2006", 2006 - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC . "LIGHTS OF AMERICA 2006", 2003 - PHOTO CONTEST. "CHILDREN OF MY LAND", 2003 - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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