Javier Arcenillas 1


Humanist. Freelance photographer, member of Gea Photowords. He develops humanitarian essays where the main characters are integrated in societies that borders and sets upon any reason or human rights in a world that becomes increasingly more and more indifferent.
He is a psychologist at the Complutense University of Madrid. He has won several international prizes, including, the Arts Press Award, KODAK Young Photographer, Scholarship of the European Social Fund, Euro Press by Fujifilm, FotoPress ‘05 Prize, Medicos del Mundo ‘06, Finalist Oskar Barnak Leica Prize ?09 and 2013, UNION LATINA PRIZE 09, Sony World Photograhic Award 2010, Fotoevidence, POYI 12, Eugene Smith Grant, among others.
His most complete news articles outside Spain can be read in Time, Der Spiegel, Stern, GEO, National Geographic, Le Monde 2, El Mundo, El periodico de Guatemala or Miami Herald Magazine as most important magazines. Since the end of 2010 he’s been working on Sicarios”. A violence and death story in Latin America shown in Photo España 2011.
At the moment, he arranges Humanitarian Photographic assignments with diplomatic matters in his country.
Their final reports and publications can be seen in Esquire Spain and on the website fronterad