Carlos Spottorno is a spanish documentary photographer with an artistic background who has focused his main personal projects on subjects related to power shifts, economy, and social issues that shape the real world.
Born in Budapest in 1971, Carlos was raised in Rome, Madrid and Paris. He graduated in painting and printmaking at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma and spent a few years in the advertising world as an Art Director. Carlos shifted to photography in 2001 and since then he has produced numerous projects, both personal and assigned, as a photographer and film maker.
Wealth Management (RM & Phree)
The Pigs (RM & Phree)
Todas Direcciones (Phree)
China Western (La Fabrica)
Philosophia Naturalis (self published)
History Seekers (Blur Ediciones)
La Hora del Recreo – Break Time (Lünwerg)
RM Photobook Award 2012 finalist
Lacritique.org Award - Voies Off Arles
PhotoEspaña Photobook Award Special Jury Mention
American Photography 24, 26,27 and 30
Visa d’Or finalist 2008
Magnum Emergency Fund Foundation 2014 nominee
Prix Pictet 2014 nominee