Palma de Mallorca, España
Pep Bonet Director, Photographer and Filmmaker
Pep Bonet (Mallorca, 1974) is an award-winning filmmaker and
photographer who has travelled extensively capturing profound moments
that represent the unbalanced world in which we live. He is co-founder of
His longer-term projects focus on African issues, with his most well known
project being “Faith in Chaos”, a photo essay on the aftermath of the war in
Sierra Leone. Pep‘s ongoing work around the globe on HIV/Aids has led to
several photography books and many exhibitions worldwide.
Pep’s work has been recognized with many industry awards. It started in
2002 when he was selected for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass
with his work “Faith in Chaos”. That same year he was nominated “one
of the top 30 to watch” by Photo District News. Pep won the Kodak Young
Photographer of the Year in 2003 at the festival Visa pour l`image, and the
Luchetta Foundation in Trieste nominated him the best press photographer
of the year in 2004.
He was a recipient of the W. Eugene Smith Humanistic Grant in Photography
in 2005 and in 2007 won the second prize in the World Press Photo contest
in the Sports category for his work on the amputees’ football league in Sierra
Leone. In 2009 Pep won a second World Press Photo Award for his work
“Forced Identity”, portraying the lives of transsexuals in Honduras.
In 2013, Pep won the World Press Photo Multimedia Award for Into the Shadows.
films, and on assignments for clients and NGO’s. He frequently lectures on photography / multimedia / film and conducts workshops. Pep lives in Mallorca.
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