(updated : 04/22/2008)
Martin Barzilai was born in 1971 in Montevideo (Uruguay). He currently works as a free-lance photographer and journalist. His initial interest in photography began in his teenage years. In 1993 he attended a course in the Paris-based Louis LumiÃ¨re college of Arts and Media and graduated with a degree in photography. He has travelled across South-America with a keen interest in political and social issues. His foremost motivation is to provide others with eye-witness’ accounts of his travels.
He has worked as a photographer and journalist with a number of daily national newspapers, weekly and specialist magazines, including: l’HumanitÃ©, Alternatives Internationales, Le Monde 2, Lemonde.fr, Regards, Courrier Cadres, Urbanisme, TÃªtu and La Croix.
His last exhibition, in Paris, took place in April 2004 in La Passerelle, with the theme: "Colombian Andes: communities in the midst of warâ€.
He had an exhibition in Barcelona: “Noches en Barcelona”
From October 10th to November 10th 2007.
He has participate in a collective exhibition about Buenos Aires. It had take place in “le CarrÃ© d’Art” in the city of Rennes (France) from febrary 6th to march 15 th 2008.
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