SERGI RUGRAND.

Freelance photojournalist and videographer with a master in realization of documentary projects by the IEFC. Born in l'Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona), he understands photography as a platform to  express the need of a radical social transformation. His firsts steps in photojournalism were in 2014 as photojournalist and coordinator of La Burxa, the self organized newspaper of the occupied social center Can Vies. He was also a member of the international photojournalist collective Krasnyi Collective, based in Brussels and focused in documenting social struggles around Europe.

Currently working with indigenous organizations and communities of the Amazon Rainforest documenting the effects of oil spills and the impact of the petrol industry in their environment and way of life. He covered the covid-19 crisis in Peru for different international agencies such as EFE, France Presse or Polaris.

He has worked documenting different social realities both locally and internationally for a variety of cooperative media focused in the defence of Human Rights. His photos have been published in The New York Times, The Guardian, Clarín, El País, El Mundo, El Salto, La Directa, TV3, and others.

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