I just want to take pictures.
 Some days are good and some are not but
 what matters is to get out there and keep shooting.
—Juan Rodríguez Morales

Born in Madrid (Spain), Juan Rodríguez Morales is an emerging documentary photographer based in Madrid.

In 2003, he completed his studies in psychology. Afterwards, he studied photography in Alcobendas (Madrid) at People´s University. His first project was a documentation of refugee camps in Western Sahara, which culminated in his first exhibtion. Since, he has worked on several projects more focused on street photography. In 2011, Juan Rodríguez Morales participated in a photo workshop with Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, which changed his vision on photography. Since then he works hardly in new projects focused on street and documentary photography. In 2013, Juan was recognized during Photo España under Discoveries because of his project "One Big City". He has participated in a few collective exhibitions and publications. In 2015 he receives an Honorable Mention for the FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Photography Project with his work "Ghost world". 
As part of the collective "Contemporaries" has participated in few collective exhibitions and published the book "Contemporaries" in 2015. His works have been published in digital media such as: Trip Magazine, C41 Magazine, Clavoardiendo, Mutant Space, For Example, AYE Magazine, PhotoArt Magazine, Dodho Magazine, The Hidden Photo, Eyeshot Magazine.


Today, he is still working on street photography.
 


Exhibitions and prizes:

Individual exhibition “Sahara: The Infinite Light” at People´s University in Alcobendas, Madrid (Spain). April 2010.

Selected picture projection "Fotonoche 2010" work "Sahara: the infinite light." July 2010

Individual exhibition "Five blocks around" at the Cultural Center Orcasitas Plateau, Madrid (Spain). May 2011.

Finalist in the travel photo contest for the newspaper "El País". July 2011.

Selected to participate within the international photo festival Photo España 2013. June 2014

Collective exhibition: "The Street: States and Conditions" on FotoFabrika Festival Sofia 2014

Collective exhibition: "New international photography in the twentieth century". Alcorcón (Madrid). February 2015

Finalist in international scholarships "Roberto Villagraz". March 2015

Selected to participate in DOCField>15, the documentary festival in Barcelona. May 2015


Honorable Mention for the FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Photography Project. August 2015

Collective exhibition: "New international photography in the twentieth century". Leganés (Madrid). October - November 2015

 Colletctive exhibition in GuatePhoto Festival. November 2015

 Collective exhibition: "New international photography in the twentieth century". Alcobendas (Madrid). November 2015 - January 2016

 Collective exhibition: "New international photography in the twentieth century" in Segovia Photo Festival. Segovia (Castilla y León - Spain). February 2016.

 Collective exhibition: "New international photography in the twentieth century" in XXIV Zaratutz Photographic Days. Zarautz (Vasque Country - Spain). March - April
 2016.

Selected to participate in IX Slideluck Barcelona. May 2016.

Collective exhibition: "New international photography in the twentieth century" in Imaginaria Photo Festival. Castellón (Spain). May - June 2016.

Collective exhibition: "No words" in PhotoEspaña 2016. Madrid. June - August 2016.

Collective exhibition: "No words". Huelva (Spain). January - February 2017


Collective exhibition: "Exhibit Around. Urban and human empathy". Budapest (Hungary) July- August 2017

Solo exhibition: "Heroes for a day" in Urban Photo Awards. Krakow (Poland). September 2017

Collective exhibition: "Exhibit Around. Urban and human empathy". Trieste (Italy). October- November 2017

Collective exhibition: "Nothing left to be saved". Instytut Fotografii Fort. Warsaw (Poland). July-August 2018

Collective screening at the Photomonth East London Festival. October 2018

Collective online exhibition "Sense of place" hosted by Wobneb Magazine. October 2018


Honorable Mention in ND Awards. Street Photography category. November 2018

Collective online exhibition "Color" at Black Box Gallery. December. 2018


Honorable Mention in Chromatic Awards 2018. People category 

Nominee at the 12th Annual International Color Awards. People category. March. 2019.  

Collective exhibition "Stranger than fiction" at Loosenart Gallery. Rome (Italy). May-June 2019


Honorable Mention in IPA One Shot: Street Photography Awards 2019. Category: People.


Features:

Trip Magazine, C41 Magazine, Clavoardiendo, Mutant Space, For Example, AYE Magazine, PhotoArt Magazine, Dodho Magazine, The Hidden Photo, F-STOP Magazine, Eyeshot Street Photography Magazine, Éditions L´héliotrope.


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