Manu Brabo (1981) is a Spanish freelance photojournalist based in Northern Spain whose work is mainly focused on social conflicts around the world. Since 2007 his camera has been shooting in countries and conflicts as Kosovo, Palestine, Libya, Iraq, Syria, Ukraine, Salvador or Ivory Coast among many others.
During the last decade he has been working for different media and news agencies as The Associated Press, Wall Street journal, Al Jazeera, El País, etc as well as NGOs like MSF. Among more than a dozen awards his work has been awarded with the Pulitzer Prize in 2013, POY in several occasions or the U.K. Press Awards in 2016. In 2017 and 2018, under assignment of National Geographic Spain, he created the exhibition “A Random Day”, a photographic portrait of the consequences of the Arab Spring, still touring nowadays.
In 2014 he, among other awarded photojournalist, created the Photojournalist Cooperative MeMo, based in Torino, Italy. During the Inspiration Photo Conference he will talk about the challenges before a freelance war photographer. A story of how one who wants to display the injustices of this world, might do it despite all difficulties.