Albert Gonzalez Farran

Darfur (Sudan)

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Albert González Farran (Barcelona, 1975) is working in Darfur, Sudan, since November 2009, as a photographer of the Communications and Public Information Section of UNAMID, one of the largest UN peacekeeping missions in the world.

After his university studies, Albert started building his career as a photojournalist in 1999 working for local newspapers in Lleida (Catalonia, Spain). From 2006 to 2007, he worked for the newspaper Irish News in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and later for the agency Photocall Ireland in Dublin. After two more years working in Spain and a short-term project on the postwar in Bosnia, Albert moved to South America where he was commissioned by local publications in Peru and collaborated with Spanish media from there.

Albert has a Master of Arts in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the University of the Arts of London (2013) and a postgraduate in Communication for Development from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (2005).

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