Photographer and Videographer
Jose Colon (born in 1975 Seville, Spain).
Photojournalist based between Sevilla and Barcelona.
Self-taught photographer since 1997. After moving to Barcelona specializes in photojournalism and documentary.
His work has been exhibited in Spain, Italy, USA, Brazil and has appeared in various international magazines have local. Among his artistic collaborations highlight CCCB (Contemporary Culture Centre of Barcelona, Museum of History of the city of Barcelona and Museum of History of the city of Zaragoza.
Currently this combined freelance career, working for newspapers, agencies and private clients.
2015 - The Digital Magazine Awards 2015, 2015 - IV Premio de Periodismo “Colombine”, 2013 - Premio PHE OjodePez de Valores Humanos
- Breaking news
- Video capture
In “Llamando a las Puertas del Cielo,” roughly translated as “Knocking on Heaven’s Door,” Colon captures the seasonal tidal wave of sub-Saharan immigrants as they enter Europe through some of Spain’s entry points. Each instant snap freezes long narratives of hard individual journeys lost in the barrage of human despair.