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Maysun (Spain. 1980) is a Spanish-Palestinian freelance photojournalist based between Kenya, Spain, Central America and Middle East and mainly focused in documentary and wire photography. The interest of learning and her desire to help people made her realise the necessity of documenting her surroundings.
Since 2005, she has covered conflicts, political and social crisis and environmental issues all around the world, including Europe, Balkans, Southeast Asia, North Africa, but with special emphasis on the Middle East, and currently focused on East Africa.
She has been working, as a freelancer, for several NGO's and national/international News Agencies such as EPA, AFP or ACN (Spain). Her work is distributed by Corbis. Her pictures have been published in the most important papers, magazines and blogs such as Time magazine, The New York Times, Lens Blog by NYT, National Geographic, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Stern, Focus magazine, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, International Herald Tribune, ABC News, NBC News, The Daily Telegraph, Al Jazeera, Volksfreund, Die Welt, El País, El Mundo, CNN, Ojo de Pez Magazine, among others.
Member of International Federation of Journalists (IJF), Foreign Correspondents’s Association of East Africa (FCAEA) Frontline Freelance Register (FFG), RISC Training Alum and TEDx Speaker.
Maysun combines her journalistic work with painting, lecturing and teaching.
- I'm committed to my job as I consider it as a way to be engaged and consistent with my convictions and my ethics. Journalism is a way to be engaged with our world-.
2017 - Photojournalism National Award (Spain), 2017 - “Enfoque” Prize. , 2015 - IPA Awards, 2015 - Photojournalism National Award (Spain), 2015 - 4th Edition Prix Lucas Dolega, 2015 - Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA), 2015 - IPA Awards, 2015 - Juan Guerrero Photography Award, 2015 - IPA Awards., 2015 - Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA), 2014 - IPA Awards, 2014 - Favoured daughter of the City of Zaragoza., 2014 - IPA Awards, 2013 - PDN Photo Annual Award, 2013 - Robert Capa Gold Medal., 2013 - Applied Arts Photography and Illustration Awards, 2013 - Marco Luchetta International Award., 2013 - Manuel Rivera Ortiz Grant., 2013 - Pulitzer Prize., 2013 - 2EME Edition Prix Lucas Dolega, 2013 - Reflexiva Award, 2013 - Robert Capa Gold Medal, 2013 - Pulitzer Prize., 2013 - IPA Awards, 2012 - Luis Valtueña Prize, 2011 - PHE Ojo de Pez Human Values Award, 2009 - Fotoactivate Awards, 2009 - Enfoca Awards, 2009 - IPA Awards. , 2008 - Foto-Nikon Award, 2008 - Fnac New Talent Award, 2008 - XI International Photojournalism Award, 2008 - XI International Photojournalism Grant
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