Rafael Fabrés (Madrid,1982), is a spanish photographer and film maker. He attended University and completed a college degree in Media Comunications (UEM) and a master degree in Photography (EFTI) and Cinematography (ESCAC).
Between 2010 and 2017 he has been based in Latin and Central America focused on photographic long term projects. His work leans toward a personal approach that moves away from the descriptive narrative tradition in documentary photography.
His photos appeared in publications such as TIME, The New York Times, Der Spiegel, El Pais Semanal, Paris Match, Le Monde, L´Express, De Volkskrant or Gatopardo. His work have been exhibited in the United States, France, Italy, Brasil and Spain.
Rafael is currently working on his first monograph of photography about his work in Brazil.
2018- Mexico International Film Festival Music Video Category Winner.
2017- European Cinematography Awards Best Music Video Category Winner.
2016- European Journalism Centre (EJC) Grant Winner.
2013- POYi Award of Excellece News Story Category.
2013- Photocrati Fund Honorable Mention.
2013- Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation Grant Finalist.
2013- Emphasis Crowdfunding Campaign Accomplished
2012- PX3 Bronze Award Press-War Category.
2012- International Photography Awards Honorable Mention.
2012- Prix ANI (Association Nationale des Iconographes) Finalist.
2018- (group) "DKV Creadores de Conciencia" - Barcelona, Spain
2016- (group) "Upfront Colective" - Madrid, Spain
2016- (solo) Academia de España - Rome, Italy
2015- (solo) EFTI - Madrid, Spain
2014- (solo) DOCfield14 - Barcelona, Spain
2014- (solo) Photon Festival - Valencia, Spain
2013- (group) Paraty Em Foco (screening) - Paraty, Brazil
2013- (solo) Visa pour l'image Festival XXV- Perpignan, France
2013- (group) Les Rencontres d'Arles - Arles, France
2012- (group) Bronx Documentary Center (screening)- New York, USA
2019- ESCAC. Master Degree in Cinematography. Barcelona
2017- BLANK PAPER Colectivo. Madrid
2017- CENTRO Escuela de Imagen. Mexico City
2012- EDDIE ADAMS Workshop XXV. NY
2012- RISC (Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues) Workshop. NY
2010- EFTI School. Degree in Photography. Madrid
2008- UEM. Media Communications Degree. Madrid
Walter Astrada, Christopher Anderson, Ernesto Bazan, Moritz Neumuller & Sybren Kuiper