Manu Brabo (Spain, 1981) is a freelance photojournalist based in Turin, Italy, whose work is focused mainly on social conficts around the world.
Since 2007 he has worked on the impact of natural disasters, political changes, uprisings, revolutions and wars in countries such as Honduras, El Salvador, Haiti, Bolivia, Kosovo, Libya, Egypt, Syria, Ukraine, etc…
During the last years Manu has been working for several NGO’s and international news agencies The Associated Press and his shots have been published in most important magazines and papers.
He is also full member of the photojournalist cooperative MeMo as well as cofounder of MeMo Magazine.
2011 – The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar: 1st place. Chris Hondros Memorial • International News 1st place General News
2012 – National Headliner Awards- 1st place and best in show
2012 – Alliance of Mediterranean News Agencies Awards. Best Photo 2011-2012
2012 – Prix Bayeux-Calvados for War Correspondents. Audience Award
2012 – The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar: 1st place Chris Hondros Memorial• International News 1st place General News
2013 – POYi 1st place – SPOT NEWS.
2013 – China International Press Photo: Silver prize in War and Disaster News Stories.
2013 – Overseas Press Club of America. Honorable Mention. The Robert Capa Gold Medal
2013 – Pulitzer Prize. Breaking News Photography.
2014 – Giornalisti del Mediterraneo, Italy
2015 – British Journalism Awards, Photojournalism.
2016 – POYi, 2nd. News Picture Story.
2016 – Press Awards, UK. “Photographer of the year 2015”
2016 – Premio Reporteros El Mundo.
2017 – POYi “Award of Excellence”.
2014 – Siria. Nienmeyer Foundation. Spain.
2015 – Bukra Inshallah. BlueProject Foundation. Barcelona, Spain
2015 – Les larmes gelées de Donetsk. MSF. Paris, France.
2016 – Chemins d’exile. Collaboration avec L’Institut Français. Itinerancy. Madrid, Spain.
2017 – Marenostrum: War and exudus in the Mediterranean. MeMo. Nienmeyer Foundation. Ongoing itinerancy. Spain
2017 – Un día cualquiera. National Geographic. Ongoing itinerancy. Madrid, Spain
2018 – War Correspondants Against Breast Cancer. Samsung. Madrid, Spain