Catalina Martin-Chico

Catalina Martin-Chico, a franco-spanish photographer, lives in Paris. She trained at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York, where she lived for many years.

Her work is part of the tradition of humanistic photography, of documentary and investigative photojournalism. She is one of the rare photojournalists to work regularly in Yemen, where she has been working since 2007, for reports published in Le Monde among others.

She won the ICRC's 2011 Humanitarian Visa and the work was exhibited at the International Visa for Image Festival the same year, for her involment in covering the yemeni revolution. She is the winner of the 2017 Canon Women's Photojournalist Award for her project on FARC ex-fighters in Colombia. Produced over a whole year, her work is exhibited in the 2018 edition of the Visa pour l'Image Festival.

Catalina Martin-Chico leads as much as she can long-term projects that she publishes in the French and foreign press (Le Monde, Geo, Der Spiegel, New York Times, Le Figaro Magazine, L ‘Obs, VSD, Marie-Claire, ELLE ...) and exhibits in several countries as Paris, Bruxels, New York, Canada, Madrid, Rome, Milan, among others. 

World Press Photo Involvement: 
Award-winning photographer 2019 Photo Contest

Catalina Martin-Chico

Photo credit: Jérôme Bonnet