Lurdes Basolí, Spain, is a freelance photographer currently based in Barcelona. She has a BA in audiovisual communication from Universitat Ramon Llull, and post-graduate degree in photojournalism from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Lurdes began her professional career in 2005, doing reportages for Spanish and American magazines. She later became involved in her own documentary photography projects. Her long-term project about violence in Caracas received the FotoPres'09 grant, was selected in Photo España 2008, and has been part of both individual and group exhibitions, such as the Noorderlicht photo festival in 2009. She was awarded the 2010 Inge Morath Award from The Magnum Foundation.