B. 1991, Madrid, Spain.
Currently based in Madrid

cesar.dezfuli@gmail.com    
+34 630 242 906
@Dezfuli

Born in Madrid in 1991, it soon awakens on me an interest to know different social and cultural realities. This will suppose that during my training at the University Rey Juan Carlos, where I study a Double Degree in Journalism and Media Studies, I decided to specialize in the international arena, with two exchanges of studies in Poland and Argentina.

After passing through the newsrooms of daily 20minutes and El Periodico de Catalunya, my work as journalist has focused on documentary and investigative reports, mainly dealing humanitarian issues, but also international politics and anthropological research. I combine work as written journalist with photographic reports. I have specialized in the practice of photojournalism, with a Postgrade in Photojournalism at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and several training workshops.

My work has been published in media such as Al Jazeera, The Guardian, The Atlantic, De Groene Amsterdammer, El Mundo, El Pais, Eldiario.es, El Periódico, 20Minutos, BBC, Deutsche Welle TV, The World PIR, Antena 3, TVE, La Sexta or Cadena SER.



EDUCATION


2015-2016: Postgraduated in Photojournalism. Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB). Barcelona, Spain.

2014-2015: MUNDE Exchange Program. Social Communication. Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2012-2013: ERASMUS Exchange Program. Journalism and Social Communication. Poznan School of Social Sciences. Poznan, Poland.

2009: Double Degree in Journalism and Visual Communication. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC). Madrid, Spain.


AWARDS


2018. Third Prize Pictures of the Year International (POY) Awards. Portrait Category.

2018. First Prize Lens Culture Exposure Awards.

2018. Second Prize Hellerau Portrait Awards. Dresden, Germany.

2018. Finalist Balkan Photo Festival. Sarajevo, Bosnia I Herzegovina.

2017. First Prize Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize. London, UK.

2017. First Prize Head On Photo Festival Portrait Awards. Sydney, Australia

2017. First Prize Pictures of the Year Latin America (POY LATAM). Nuestra Mirada cat.

2017. Nominated to the 2017 Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo Academy.

2017. Dart Center Rory Peck Trust Grant for Hostile Environment Training. Columbia Journalism School. New York, USA.

2017. Chromatic Photographer of the Year 2017

2017. Third Prize Moscow Photo Awards. Conflict category. Moscow, Russia.

2017. Finalist British Journal of Photography Breakthrough Awards 2017.

2017. Selected Paraty em Foco Photography Festival. Brazil.

2017. Selected Indian Photo Festival. Delhi, India.

2017. Selected Prix ANI-PixPalace at Visa Pour L´Image. Perpignan, France.

2017. 2nd Prize Portrait. IPOTY - International Photographer of the Year Awards.

2017. Finalist ASISA Photography contest. Spain

2017. Finalist. The Independent Photographer Awards. UK.

2017. Finalist Kaunas Photo Festival.

2017. Finalist Roberto Villagraz Scholarship, EFTI Photography School. Madrid, Spain.

2017. Honourable Mention in Photojournalism (2). Monochrome Photography Awards.

2016. Finalist Photo Contest “Día de la Discapacidad Leganes”. Madrid, Spain.

2016. Selected Descubrimientos Photo España, Festival Internacional PhotoEspaña.

2015. Selected Prix ANI-PixPalace at Visa Pour L´Image. Perpignan, France.

EXHIBITIONS


2018. ‘Passengers’. Ffotogallery 4040 Celebrations. Cardiff, UK.

2018. ‘Passengers’. OBERÜBER KARGER Kommunikationsagentur. Dresden, Germany.

2018. Hellerau Portrait Awards. European Center for the Arts. Dresden, Germany.

2018. ‘Passengers’. ASISA Awards exhibition. Teatros del Canal. Madrid, Spain.

2018. ‘Kosovo: 51st State’. National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo, BiH.

2017. Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize exhibition. National Portrait Gallery. London, UK.

2017. Head On Portrait Prize exhibition. Museum of Sydney. Australia.

2017. ‘Passengers’. PHEST Festa Internazionale della Fotografia. Monopoly, Italy.

2017. ‘Passengers’. Naval port of Bari, outdoor exhibition. Bari, Italy.

2017. ‘Passengers’. Cardiff International Festival of Photography. Cardiff, UK.

2017. The Independent Photographer Annual Exhibition. Berlin, Germany.

2017. ‘Banjul to Biella’. Paraty em Foco. Paraty, Brazil.

2017. ‘Banjul to Biella’ and ‘Passengers’. Docfield Photography Festival Barcelona.

2017. ‘Banjul to Biella’. Comune di Vercelli. Vercelli, Italy.

2017. ‘Banjul to Biella’. Palazzo Ferrero. Biella, Italy.

2016. ‘Se Alquila Estado’. Centro Cultural Juan de Salazar. Asunción, Paraguay.

2016. ‘Balcanes, 20 años de Srebrenica’. Aleatorio Cultural. Madrid, Spain.

2015. ‘Balcanes, 20 años de Srebrenica’. C.C. Gabriel Celaya, Madrid, Spain.

2014. ‘Jungla Urbana’. Jungla Hábitat Cultural. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2014. ‘Se Alquila Estado’. Espacio Panal 361. Buenos Aires, Argentina.


PUBLICATIONS AND CLIENTS


Time · The New York Times · Associated Press · The Guardian · Al Jazeera · The Atlantic · De Groene Amsterdammer · BBC · Le Figaro · SIPA Press · Deutsche Welle · The World PIR · Duzy Format / Gazeta Wyborcza · De Volkskrant · Junge Welt · Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine · HBL Hufvudstadsbladet · Revista 5W · Roads and Kingdoms · Esquire · Dagbladet Information · Fluter Magazine · ARA ·  El País · El Mundo · TVE · La Sexta · Antena 3 · Cadena SER · La Vanguardia · El Periódico de Catalunya · 20Minutos · Revista Rumbos · Periódico Diagonal.


BOOKS


2017. ‘Chiedo Permesso. Volti, voci, storie e silenzi dai Centri di Accoglienza del Biellese’, Eleonora Spina. Illustrated with the project ‘Banjul to Biella’. E20 Progetti Editore. Italy.


LECTURES


2017. “Trato de la migración en los medios de comunicación” – CEU University. Madrid, Spain.

2017. “Reppresentazione mediatica della crisi migratoria” with Annalisa Camilli. PHEST Festa Internazionale della Fotografia. Monopoly, Italy.