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Arturo Rodriguez

Arturo Rodriguez

Travel History

Profession: Photojournalist
Location: Santa Cruz De La Palma , Spain
Home base: Yangon
URL: http://www.arturorguez.com
URL: http://www.arturorguez.photoshelter.com
Email: •••••••• (private)
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Languages spoken: English and Spanish
Organization: Freelance
AIM/iChat: aparodriguez
MSN Messenger: arturorodriguez@fotografo.com
Skype: Arturorguez arturorguez.photojournalist
Mobile phone (while in Santa Cruz de La Palma): •••••••• (private)
Mobile phone: +95 9255902886
Last login: about 1 year ago
Member since: 12 Aug 2007 21:08


email: contact@arturorguez.com Thai cell: +66 827863020 /Spain cell: +34 617798096

Professional Experience

Redux Pictures, NY, USA
Representation and work licensing, 2013- present

Sou Workshops, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Director & co-founder, 2012-present

Agence France Presse, Bangkok, Thailand
Representation and work licensing, 2012- present

The Associated Press, Madrid, Spain
Photojournalist and editor, 2009-2012

Greenpeace, Madrid, Spain
Photographer, 2006-2012

The Associated Press, Canary Island, Spain and West Africa
Photojournalist, 2006-2009

Reuters, Canary Island, Spain
Representation and work licensing, 2005-2006

El Dia, S/C de Tenerife, Spain
Photojournalist, 2001-2005

La Opinión, S/C de Tenerife, Spain
Photojournalist, 1999-2001

Diario de Avisos, S/C de Tenerife, Spain
Photojournalist, 1996-1998

Grupo Editorial Tomo, S/C de Tenerife, Spain
Co-founder and photography chief, 1994-1996

Relevant Publications

Most recents:

The Guardian, 2012, Myanmar Immigration, London, UK

The State, 2012, Myanmar Immigration, South Carolina, USA

The New York Times, 2012, Myanmar Immigration, NY, USA

The New York Times, 2012, The Lady (Aung San Suu Kyi visit Thailand), NY, USA

Bangkok Post, 2012, Green Hell (Kachin state War), Bangkok, Thailand

Boston Globe, 2011, Spanish Revolution, Boston, USA

Clarín, 2011, Spanish Revolution, Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Jornada, 2011, Spanish Revolution, DF, Mexico

The Guardian, 2011, Eviction Day, London, UK

The New York Times, 2011, Ex-Spy, NY, USA

The Times, 2010, South Africa Football World Cup, London, UK

International Herald Tribune, 2010, Avian Flu, Paris, France

The New York Times, 2006-present, multiple assignments, New York, USA

Bangkok Post, 2012-present, multiple assignments, Bangkok, Thailand

The National, 2010-present, multiple assignments, Abu Dhabi, UAE


El Pais Semanal, ACNUR, D Della Repubblica, The National, Le Monde, Washington Post, El Pais, El Mundo, Paris Match, Stern, Der Spiegel, Le Figaro, London Time, Le Parisien, Panorama, Time magazine, USA Today, El Universal.


Paradise- Naarden, The Netherlands
FotoFestival Naarden

34 miradas contra el olvido, Madrid, Spain
A photo project featuring the work of 34 photographers from around the world whom had been working about wars and others ignored issues.

Light Africa Up, Tenerife, Spain.
A photo project featuring the work of some relevance photographers from 8 countries whom had been working about migration phenomenon around the world.


I have participated in many memorable exhibitions including the Fotonoviembre collective exhibitions of 2001, 2005 and 2006. One of my projects was to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Saharawi destitution. I have also exhibited at the 2007 Epson Fotofestival at Naarden, Holland.
I participated in the Light Africa Up collective exhibition about african migration toward Europe.
Along with 34 photographers from around the world I exhibited on the theme of war, migrations and starvation in an exhibition called “34 visions against oblivion,” an event organised by Doctors of the World in Casa Encendida, Madrid.

In 2007 I was awarded two prizes in the WORLD PRESS PHOTO in the categories Spot News, single and People in news, reportage.

Recently, I was awarded with:
Special Honorable Mention in Canadian International Digital Photography Award, Cholera in Haiti.
YIPPA 2011, Cholera in Haiti.
The World Wide Photography Gala Award, Cholera in Haiti 2011.
Prix Lucas Dolega shortlist 2013.


CEV School of Communication, Image and Sound (Ministry of Education), Madrid, Spain
Certificate: Course on Documentary and Photojournalism, 1999

IES Cesar Manrique, S/C Tenerife, Spain
Certificate: Degree of Photography and Image & Sound technician; 1997

University La Laguna, Adeje, Spain
Certificate: Course International Photojournalism, 1996


Santiago Lyon, Vice President and Director of Photography of The Associated Press, slyon@ap.org

Enric Martí Folgosa, Photography Chief/Regional Photo Editor Associated Press-Latin America and Caribbean, emarti@ap.org, phone +52 (55) 3300.7661 Cell phone +52 1(55) 1473.8898

Victor R. Caivano, Former Photography Chief Iberia (Spain-Portugal), Senior Photographer The Associated Press Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, vcaivano@ap.org, Cel. Phone: +55 (21) 81235441



Recent Post

Fixer in Bruma

Hi, I’m looking for a fixer in Burma, have to speak english or spanish, for early April.

Advance thanks.

15 Feb 2012 18:02 | 9 replies

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