Javier Sánchez-Monge Escardó is a Spanish photographer and philosopher born in 1965 in Madrid who has travelled and lived throughout different countries in an effort to document both humanitarian and environmental causes, specially dedicating himself in the past two years to the issue of climate change and to the man-made era of the anthropocene, among other issues of humanitarian nature, such as the Rohingya refugees.
His works have been published on El País, La Vanguardia, El Confidencial, El Día, El Diario de Navarra, and about climate change through the Spanish agency Agencia EFE. Regularly he publishes on Periodistas en Español, addressed to Spanish speaking audiences.
More recently Javier Sánchez-Monge Escardó has been awarded the IPA Spanish Edition title of Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year (2017), Nominee by the LUCIE FOUNDATION for his works on climate change among four other international candidates to become the Deeper Perspective Photographer of the year 2017 and his works on Climate change were shown at the Dale Carnegie Hall in New York on October 2017.
Some of his prints have been exhibited at international photo Exhibits on behalf of the LUCIE FOUNDATION ( At the Mayors Summit , for the UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE 2015 -Addressing Climate Change-) or also on behalf of the Lucie Foundation on the MOPLA (Month of Photography Los Angeles). As well on behalf of the ALFRED FRIED AWARDS at the UNESCO building in Paris, and throughout different countries, such as in 2016, when travelling as part of the “Best of the Show” travelling photo exhibit organized by the International Photography Awards (IPA).
Javier Sánchez-Monge Escardó, has been awarded several international photography awards, including one second and one third place at the International Photography Awards( IPA) 2017, two second places and one third place at IPA 2016 and one second and third place at IPA 2015.
Some of his works have been awarded at the Prix de la Photographie Paris, the Siena International Photography Awards, the Tokyo awards, the Moscow awards, IPA (Spain), IPA (Philippines), the fine art Photography awards, the Monochrome awards, the ND awards and the Ipoty awards. Regarding his Environmental works exclusively, he has been awarded at the Prix de la Photographie Paris, Tokyo awards, Moscow awards, ND Awards, Ipoty awards, ND awards and as well on 2017 he has been awarded at the IPA one shot awards on climate change, awarded at IPA Spain, Nominated Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year 2017 at the Spanish IPA Edition, nominee for the Photogrvphy grant 2017 and nominee by the LUCIE FOUNDATION to become the Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year 2017.
FIRST PLACE (GOLD) People’s Choice Awards 2014, Press Feature Story at the Prix de Paris Awards (PX3 2014)
FIRST PLACE (GOLD)) /General News at the Prix de Paris Awards (PX32014)
FIRST PLACE (GOLD) People’s Choice Awards 2014 /Nature Environmental at the
THIRD PLACE (BRONZE) Press Feature Story at the Prix de Paris Awards 2014
THREE HONORABLE MENTIONS Prix de Paris Awards (PX3 2014) 4 HONORABLE MENTIONS at the ND Awards (2014).THREE HONORABLE MENTIONS at the International Photography Awards (IPA 2014).
THREE HONORABLE MENTIONS Monochrome Awards 2015, TWO HONORABLE MENTIONS IPA one shot awards 2015 Works exhibited during the Month of Photography, Los Angeles by the LUCIE FOUNDATION. SEVEN HONORABLE MENTIONS IPA 2015, FOUR HONORABLE MENTIONS Prix de Paris White Awards 2015.SIX HONORABLE MENTIONS Prix de Paris Awards annual competition 2015 TWO HONORABLE MENTIONS ND AWARDS 2015
IPA 2015 SECOND PLACE Award Category Event Culture and traditions.
IPA THIRD PLACE AWARD Awards Category Portraiture, Children.
PRIX DE PARIS 2015 SILVER MEDAL Environmental Press category.
PRIX DE PARIS 2015 BRONZE MEDAL Portraits category.
FIRST PLACE ND AWARDS 2015 (GOLDEN STAR AWARD) People.
FIRST PLACE ND AWARDS 2015 (GOLDEN STAR AWARD) Editorial, Environmental.
2015 INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS GOLD, ENVIRONMENTAL
FINALIST WITH HONORABLE MENTION at the SIENA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS storyboard category, FINALIST NOMINEE at the FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (FAPA 2015) portraits category, FINALIST NOMINEE at the FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (FAPA 2015) Photojournalism category.
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR (IPOTY AWARDS) FIRST PLACE, EDITORIAL ENVIRONMENTAL. HONORABLE MENTION PEOPLE CATEGORY
2016 IPA WINNER SECOND DEEPER PERSPECTIVE
2016 IPA WINNER THIRD DEEPER PERSPECTIVE
2016 IPA WINNER SECOND EDITORIAL, OTHER.
2016 IPA PHILIPPINES WINNER GOLD
2016 IPA PHILIPPINES WINNER SILVER
2016 IPA PHILIPPINES WINNER BRONZE
2016 IPA PHILIPPINES WINNER BRONZE
2016 3 TIMES FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS FINALIST NOMINEE
2016 FINALIST SIENA AWARDS
2016 BRONZE MEDAL ND AWARDS EDITORIAL
2016 BRONZE MEDAL ND AWARDS PEOPLE
2016 SEVEN HONORABLE MENTIONS ND AWARDS
2016 TOKYO PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (TIFA) 1GOLD MEDAL, 2 BRONCE MEDALS AND 3 HONORABLE MENTIONS.
2017 IPA CLIMATE CHANGE ONE SHOT WINNER 3RD PLACE
2017 MONOCHROME AWARDS 5 HONORABLE MENTIONS
2017 IPOTY AWARDS (INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR) 3 HONORABLE MENTIONS.
2017 FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS NOMINEE FIVE TIMES.
2017 PRIX DE PARIS DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE 2 SILVER MEDALS 3 BRONZE MEDALS. 5 HONORABLE MENTIONS.
2017 MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (MIFA) 1 SILVER MEDAL AND 2 BRONZE MEDALS.
2017 INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS IPA BRONZE MEDAL
2017 DEEPER PERSPECTIVE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR IPA SPAIN
LUCIE AWARDS NOMINEE.
2017 7 GOLD MEDALS, 5 SILVER MEDALS AND 2 BRONZE AT IPA SPAIN
2017 BRONZE MEDAL NEUTRAL DENSITY AWARDS
2017 ABSOLUTE EDITORIAL WINNER IPA SPAIN
2017 FINALIST AT THE SIPA AWARDS
2017 4 TIMES NOMINEE FINE ART AWARDS (FAPA)
2017 PHOTOGRVPHY GRANT NOMINEE