Born in Barcelona (1978), photographer Oriol Clavera is a freelance photographer focused on photojournalism, travel, anthroplogy and culture, who combines editorial assignments with documentary projects. Until 2003, he worked for the spanish Agency ZOOM for 3 years.  

Oriol's work has been internationally recognized, published and exhibited. That he said, he usually publishes in catalan, basque and spanish medias, including Descobrir Catalunya, Magazine (La Vanguardia), Gara, Berria, Zazpika, Zazpihaizetara, 8leguas (El Mundo), Viajar (La Vanguardia), Diari ARA, YoDona, The Balde, and Piel de Foto. His work has also been in publications in Italy, Poland, Norway, France, USA & México. 


Professional Experience

Freelance photographer: travel, editorial, photojournalism & documentary photography
2002—Present

Photography Teacher
GrisArt Escola de Fotografía (Barcelona)
June 2010- march de 2011

Photographer and editor
Agència de Reportatges ZOOM
May 2000 -May 2002

Awards

April 2016. Pica d'Estats Prize, Photography category. Diputació de Lleida, Catalonia. 

June 2015. 2nd Prize (O)CEANS Series Category with "Temporada Baixa [HiberNation]". PHOTO ANNUAL AWARDS.

April 2013. "I Premi Addretouch de Fotografia Documental" (Finalist)

April 2010. Premi de Fotografia "TON SIRERA" (IX edition). Institut d'Estudis Ilerdencs Foundation. Catalonia.

May 2008. 1st award of "I Concurs Fotogràfic Manuel de Pedrolo",  Manuel de Pedrolo Foundation. Catalonia.

April 2007. Premi de Fotografia "TON SIRERA" (VI edition), Institut d'Estudis Ilerdencs Foundation. Catalonia.

March 2007. 1st award. "II Concurs de Fotografia del Festival Internacional de Jazz de Reus". Catalonia.

June 2005. 1st award “Vuelo libre o motorizado” of Premios Yelmo de Fotografía Aérea. Festival Internacional del Aire. Jaén (Spain)

June 2003. 1st award. Young Photographers Award. Lleida (Catalonia)

2001. Awarded with a scholarship in the "4º Encuentro de Fotoperiodismo de Gijón"

October 2001. Honorable mention in "Manel Manetes" prize. Omnium Cultural & University of Lleida (Catalonia) 

Exhibitions

"L'última mina/The Last Mine". July 2015. Institut d'Estudis Ilerdencs. Lleida (Catalonia, Spain)

"Temporada Baixa", Photo Annual Awards. Teplice (Czech Republic). June 2015.

"Glosadors". Espai Mallorca. December 2014- January 2015. Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain)

"L'última mina/The Last Mine". October-november 2014. Perpinyà/Perpignan (Catalonia, France)

“L'última mina/The Last Mine”. Festival DOCfield>14 Barcelona Fotografia Documental. 3-25 july 2014. Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain)

“Arbres” collective, 21 march - 21 april 2014. Vapor Lab (Reus). Catalonia.

“Arbres”. collectiva Passanant FOTO 2013. Desembre 2013-gener2014. Sala enArt (Lleida)

“Muntanyes de Sensacions”. CentreCultural Euskal Etxea de Barcelona. September 2013.

“Temporada Baixa”,  Bienal Fotonoviembre 2011, Tenerife (Canary Islands)

“Kurdistan, forbidden country”. March 2011. València.

“El país de les emocions”150 números de Descobrir Catalunya. Barcelona, 2010

“Glosadors dels Països Catalans” March 201, València.

“Palestina, la dignitat sota setge” NGO Sodepau. Collective, Barcelona and other cities 2002

"Sense sostre". Collective. Biblioteca Pública de Lleida, Catalonia, 1999.

Publications & Clients: 
DESCOBRIR CATALUNYA (Catalonia), Magazine (La Vanguardia), PIEL de FOTO (Spain), New Landscape Photography (EEUU), Le Journal de la Photographie (France), DOC! Magazine (Poland), LONELY PLANET Magazine (Spain), HENNE (Norway), ZazpiHaizetara (Basque Country), ZAZPIKA (Basque Country), SONS de la Mediterrània (Catalonia), VIAJAR (Spain), ARA (Catalonia), TRAVESÍAS (Mexico), SAIL MAGAZINE (USA), GARA (Basque Country), BERRIA (Basque Country), El Semanal (Spain), La Mirada (Spain), Barcelona Metropolitan (Catalonia) ,CLARA (Spain), MIA (Spain), MAN (Spain), Revista AR (Spain), El Periódico de Catalunya (Catalonia), Pyrénées Magazine (France), Spanorama (CondeNast, Spain), OXÍGENO (Spain), SKIPPER (Spain), YATE (Spain),EL TEMPS (Catalonia), Landscape Stories (Online), NAUTICA (Italy), VIAGGIANDO (Italy), Agència Catalana de Turisme - Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan Government), Patronat de Turisme ARA Lleida, Turisme d'Olot, Human Rights Institute - University of Connecticut...


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