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Delmi Alvarez

Delmi Alvarez

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Profession: photojournalist
Status: Brussels Photojournalist
Location: Brussels , Belgium
Home base: Brussels, Belgium
URL: http://www.delmialvarez.com
URL: http://www.delmialvarez.photoshelter.com
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Languages spoken: english, spanish, portugues/galician
Organization: Zumapress
Skype: Delmialvarez delmialvarez
Home phone: +34 649 859 882
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Last login: 8 months ago
Member since: 17 Apr 2006 19:04


Brussels Photojournalist editorial and documentary.
Delmi Alvarez is a photographer, educator and project manager. He is interested in documentary photography of social affairs, environment and human rights. His works have been published in magazines, newspapers and displayed in exhibitions. In 1990 lived in La Habana and later went to Yugoslavia war (1991-93) publishing a small documentary book with texts and pictures of the atrocity and aftermath of the conflict. Throughout his career he has been invited as guest lecturer and speaker in different places and countries, universities and schools about the importance of visual story telling and documentary photography. As writer he published several books and one documentary long term project “Galegos na Diáspora, 1989-2009” about the galicians emigrated around the world in all continents. The book with more 500 pages and black&white images had a presentation in the Library of Congress in Washington DC in 2009 and in the City University of New York (CUNY) where two books are in the library collection. Other ones had been in cooperation with Ian Berry and Richard Kalvar from Magnum photos agency. In 1989 began a long term project about Camino de Santiago involving from 2006 till 2008 to 13 photographers of Europe creating a documentary of the ancient pilgrim way to Santiago de Compostela with a exhibition running all the world from Copenhague to Japan or Sao Paulo sponsored by galician government. As photojournalist he works for press&media and as contributor of Getty Images / Global Assignment and Corbis images. National Geographic Stock adquire images from his project Himbas in Namibia.
As film maker Delmi produced with TVG (Televisión de Galicia) three documentaries broadcasted in 2006, 2009 and 2010 from stories of persons living in the diaspora in Africa, Venezuela and Rusia.




Recent Post

Iceland, Finland and Greenland documentary photographers

A NGO from Latvia is working in a project of photography to send to a nordic organization for approval. They are looking for documentary photographers from Iceland, Finland and Greenland. Who know someone from those countries or be interested in participate please send email asap to Jana Kalnina <janamem@inbox.lv> and CC to me <delmialvarez@yahoo.com> with the subject: Photographer for Five countries project. If the project is approved the photographers and organization will sign a agreement where will be expenses cover + honoraries.

VERY IMPORTANT: The applicants need to be residents and citizens from Iceland, Finland and Greenland.

20 Aug 2010 16:08 | 1 replies


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