Delmi Alvarez


Delmi Alvarez

Delmi Alvarez (born 1958) is a Galician free-lance photojournalist.

Delmi Alvarez began his photojournalist career taking pictures of the social conflict in the streets of Vigo. In 1983, workers of ASCON, ASTANO, Vulcano, and others ship factories had demonstrations every week.

Delmi Alvarez spent 1990-91 in Cuba covering the life of the Cubans in a project: "Cuba, el ultimo bastion: la lucha de un pueblo, ." For this photo essay, he received the FOTOPRESS award in Barcelona. He worked for 3 years as a war correspondent in former Yugoslavia, publishing a book about the war. Fact|date=February 2007

Résumé

Photojournalist; Photo Editor; Page Editor designer; Documentary projects; Founder of International and Galician Photojournalism Seminar (SGF); Photo Editor in Diario de Galicia (1985-87), work has appeared in magazines and newspapers; recipient, 1993 CCG fellowship for project Galegos na Diáspora in Asia and Oceanía, 1996 DPP fellowship for Meninos de Rua in Salvador de Bahia, Brasil; War correspondent in former Yugoslavia; Book about war in former Yugoslavia, Ed. Xerais, Vigo 1994; two Photojournalism awards Fotopress, Barcelona; teacher; lecturer; Black&White darkroom workshops-seminars; writer; editor of Cadernos de Fotoxornalismo; Former stringer REUTERS photographer. Former stringer photographer Associated Press (AP) in Galicia country. Consello da Cultura Galega fellowship recipient in Africa, for the Antrophological and photodocumentalism "Galegos na Diáspora" project. Member of Colexio Profesional de Xornalistas de Galicia (Galician Professional Journalism Association).

Author and curator of the next projects:Camino de Santiago, doce miradas (One way twelve looks), Xacobeo, Xunta de Galicia, 2006GZ, Galiza Magnum book and exhibition. Direccion Xeral de Turismo, Xunta de Galicia, 2006Mar, Conselleria de Pesca and Magnum photographers. Xunta de Galicia, 2008.

2007/08

Camino de Santiago project One way, twelve looksFilmaker for TVG (Television de Galicia, Galicia Documental, Galegos na Diaspora, Namibia, Africa

2006

Galegos na Diaspora Rusia.Camino de Santiago en Galicia projectExhibition in Vigo, Ferrol, SantiagoExhibition in Copenhaguen 21st June

2005

Production of Galegos na Diáspora exhibition.April 17th, II Talsi workshop of Photojournalism organized by FotoKlub Talsi and Delmi Alvarez as lecturer. " The travel photograhy and photographers on the road".Sestdiena magazine. Photoeditor. Photojournalist. Senior writer.Photojournalism Seminar in the faculty of Stradina Universitate, Riga, JanuaryExhibition 20 October in Vigo Galegos na Diaspora documentary photography. Organized by Caixanova.Publish book Galegos na Diaspora by Ed, Xerais, Vigo. Spring.Cover agency assignments.O Sorriso de Daniel by O Consello da Cultura Galega. DVD with images of Galegos na Diaspora project. Intinerancy in different Spanish cities.

2004

Lecture. 27 de octubre: Jornadas de Fotoperiodismo en Alicante: Ponencia "El Fotoperiodismo como testigo presencial en la sociedad contemporánea". organizadas por la Asociación de la Prensa de Alicante, en el Museo Arqueológico. Ponentes: David Airob (La Vanguardia), Xulio Villarino (Fotoperiodista independiente).Based in Riga, Latvia, as Photo Editor, Photojournalist and writer in Sestdiena magazine and Cover agency (Spain) covering events in Latvia and Finland, and documentary development of Baltic countries.Diena's Diploma of integration in the Newsroom and media life.Diena's Diploma to new journalist in the newsroom.Seminar in Talsi (North Latvia). "Photojournalists as an eyewitness in a modern society".Editor of Photojournalism notebooks.comLast edition of documentary project Galegos na Diáspora to publish as a book in Vigo, Galicia, in Edicións Xerais de Galicia.Edition of Exhibition Galegos na Diáspora in Vigo.Documentary photographic project of Latvia as a modern country growing up in a new Europe. Lectures and exhibition in 2005."O sorriso de Daniel". Pictures of the documentary project "Galegos na Diáspora" . Consello da Cultura Galega, Santiago de Compostela. Itinerant exhibition.

2003

Working on assignment for La Voz de Galicia in East EuropeBased in Latvia, Sestdiena magazine, covering events as a documentary photographic project.

2002

Based in SwedenLecturer in Escuela de Imagen y Sonido de VigoCollective exhibition pro-Palestina in Hotel Araguaney. Santiago de Compostela. AprilProject Galegos na Diaspora Escandinavia: Sweden, FinlandProject Galegos na Diaspora LanzaroteLecturer in Goteborg Universite Photography. Goteborg, Sweden.Working on Assignments for La Voz de Galicia

2001

Based in BerlinStringer photographer Associated Press (AP)Lecturer in Galician schools about War photojournalism.Teacher of photojournalism, Escuela de Imagen y Sonido VigoPhotojournalism Seminar in Facultad de Pol?ticas de la Universidad de Santiago de Compostela. MarchPhotojournalism Seminar in Escuela de Imaxe e Son de Vigo. April.Photojournalism Seminar in Escuela de Imaxe e Son de Vigo. June.Project with University of Yale, USA, about Violence. n?mero especial del Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies titulado "Representations of violence."25 years of Democracy in Spain. Collective exhibition. Madrid, Telefonica.July to September: ÁFRICA 2001: Galegos na Diáspora. Finish the project. Travelling around Africa.

2000

Stringer photojournalist for Associated Press (AP) in Galicia.Lecturer in schools in GaliciaPhoto Editor and photojournalist in Diario de Pontevedra. March-September.Teacher of Photojournalism in Escuela de Imagen y Sonido. Vigo.

1999

Based in London as independent photographer for AP and AFP press agencies.Becoming to MAGNUM Photos Agency contestFreelance for TNT Magazine (London)Walk Camino de Santiago (Camino Francés) on assignment for El Correo GallegoWalk Camino de Santiago (Camino Portugués) on assignment for El Correo GallegoREUTERS photographerAssignment for University of Yale.

1998

Lecturer in Facultat de Ciencias Sociales. Universitat de Barcelona.Lecturer about Meninos de rua in Sindicato de Profesores do Norte. Viana do Castelo, Portugal.Scholarship by Centro Reina Sofía about Seminario Violencia contra niños, Valencia, 2-3 November.

1997

Editor of Cadernos de Fotoxornalismo (12 numbers).Retrospective: Delmi Álvarez, 1983-1997. Casa das Artes. Concello de Vigo.Corbis represent a collection of your pictures in Internet.

1996

Workshop about Photojournalism. CIG. S. de Compostela.Workshop about Photojournalism in Casa da Xuventude. Concello de Vigo.Scholarship for a photo essay in Salvador de Bahía about children that lived in the streets (Meninos de rua, Salvador de Bahía, Brasil)Lecture about civil war in the Facultade de Comunica?ao da Universidade de Salvador de Bahía.Collective exhibition Galicia en Foco (Ferrol)

1995

Work in El Mundo de Galicia (freelance). Santiago de Compostela.Work in El Ideal Gallego. A Coruña.Return to Bosnia to cover the civil war.Lecturer in Barcelona about civil war in Yugoslavia with ponents journalists, Javier Bauluz, Antonio Espejo, Fernando Quintela. La Caixa (Barcelona)

1994

Lecturer in Facultade de Xornalismo. Santiago de Compostela.Lecture about civil war in Centro de Prensa Internacional. S. de Compostela.Travel around Alberca (Salamanca)Work in Madrid for Cover.Take pictures in Parque del Guarajonay. La Gomera, Islas Canarias.

1993

Xornadas about Photojournalism in the Facultade de Xornalismo of Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.Travel to finish the photographic essay about galician emigration to Asia (Jerusalem, Filipines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapur, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Bali)Individual exhibition about Cuba. Casa da Cultura (Vigo)Individual exhibition about Cuba. Caja de Madrid (Pontevedra)Return to Bosnia to cover the civil war.Lecture about Cuba. Concello de Malpica. October.Publish Reporteiro de guerra in Yugoslavia (Edicións Xerais, Vigo)Win the first prize Fotopress with the series collection of photographs about: Cuba, el ?ltimo bastión, la lucha de un pueblo. (Barcelona)Is finalist with pictures about war in Fotopress award.

1992

Collective exhibition Fotoxornalismo 80/90. Concellalía de Cultura do Concello de Vigo.Collective exhibition 500 A?os de Resistencia Ind?gena "Non queremos que nos boten unha manos, queremos que nos as quiten de enriba", Mirando o sur. (Concello de Oleiros, A Coruña)Lectures and course about Photojournalism in the Facultade de Ciencias da Comunicación of Universidade de Compostela:February 11th: Lecture and slides projection about CubaFebruary 12th: Lecture and slides projection about Yuoslavia war.February 13th: Lecture and silde projection about Galegos na Di?spora.February 24th: Lecture and slide projection about Fotoxornalismo and Cuba situation. Aula Magna of Instituto Coruxo (Vigo)Collective exhibition Documentalistas, with Bruce Gilden, Arlene Gottfried, Steve Hart, Miguel Trillo, Vitor Vaqueiro, Delmi Álvarez. Casa das Artes (Vigo, 23rd June to 23 July)

1990-1991

Travel to Rumania to cover the fights between Hungary and rumanian people. Fall of Ceacesceu in Bucarest.Collective exhibition and book Vigo retrato en vivo (Vigo)Collective exhibition and book Traballadoras. Secretaría da muller da CXTG (Vigo)Travel to North and South Am?rica to continue with the photo essay Galegos na Diáspora. (Canada, U.S.A., México, Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela, Brasil, Argentina)Gijón, 5th may Sailing with ecologist association GreenPeace on board Sirius.Individual exhibition in A Nosa Galiza, Centro gallego in Géneve (Suisse)Work for Galicia Moda fashion magazine.Meeting and work with Ian Berry (Magnum)Lived in La Habana taken pictures about Cuban life.In June travel to Croacia (Yugoslavia) to cover the war.Return to La Habana and read an article about civil war in Croacia (Taller Internacional de Fotografía)Collective exhibition Fotoxornalismo 80/90 (Lugo)Collective exhibition a book reference in Cuatro Direcciones, patrocined by Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Ministerio de Cultura. (Madrid)yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy76

1987-1989

Work in Diario de Galicia (Vigo)Travel to Amsterdam where live.Start the photographic essay Galegos na Diáspora travelling around Europe.

1987

Universidade Internacional Menéndez Pelayo U.I.M.P. (Coruña)Collective exhibition in Galicia a Pé de Foto. U.I.M.P. (Vigo-Coruña)Win the first prize Fotopres in instántaneas (Barcelona)Travel to Toronto and Massawippi lake (Canada) where live for months.

1986

Irmanamento Vigo-Porto. Collective exhibition. (Vigo and Porto).II Fotobienal. (Vigo).Fotopress.(Barcelona).Exhibition in College of Coia 2 and 4 (Vigo)

1985

Ollares no Tempo. Collective exhibition. Sá Os Peiraos. (Vigo).Fotoxornalismo Galego Hoxe. Collective exhibition. (Vigo, Coruña, Lugo).Fotógrafos pola Paz. (A Coruña).

1984-1991

Free-lance photojournalist stringer for El País (Madrid)I Fotobienal. Collective exhibition. (Vigo).Fotógrafos pola Paz. Collective exhibition. (A Coruña).

1983

Start in photojourmalismWork for La Región (Ourense) about correspondent (stringer)Work for A Nosa Terra newspaper (Vigo)

Other Lectures about Photojournalism and Documentary Photography

Colexio Peleteiro, Santiago de CompostelaSeminar of Photojournalism, Talsi, Latvia, 15th May, 2004Faculty of Photography of Goteborg, Sweden 2002.Instituto Alexandre Bóveda. Coia. Vigo.Instituto Ensino Medio de Redondela.Galicia en Foco. Ferrol.Outono Fotográfico, Ourense.Facultade de Xornalismo da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.Casa da Cultura de CangasInstituto de FP do Mexioeiro. Vigo.Instituto de Coruxo. Vigo.Facultade de Económicas da Universidade de Vigo. Vigo.Colexio Martin Codax. VigoColexio de Ensino Medio de Silleda.Cursode Fotoxornalismo da CIG. LugoCurso de Fotoxornalismo da CIG-Milladoiro, Santiago de Compostela.Facultat de Ciencias Sociales. Universitat de BarcelonaSlides exhibition in Centro Okupa de BarcelonaSmalls lecturers in London for beginnersFacultade de Comunicacao e Jornalismo da Bahía (UFBA), Brazil.Fotobienal de La Habana, Cuba.I Curso de Fotoxornalismo na Casa da Xuventude de Vigo.Colexio de Visuña, O Courel, Lugo.Colexio Amor de Dios, VigoColexio P?blico de Tineo, PontevedraFacultad de Ciencias Politicas. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela.Escuela de Imagen y Sonido de VIgoI, II, III Seminario Fotoxornalismo Galego.

Publications

Fotoxornalismo Galego Hoxe. (Ateneo da Coruña, 1985)I Fotobienal de Vigo (Canbranco, Vigo 1984)II Fotobienal de Vigo (Centro de Estudos fotográficos, Vigo 1986)Ollares no Tempo (Sociedade Fotografica da Coru?a, A Coru?a 1985)O Mar (Centro de Estudos fotográficos, Vigo 1985)Fotopres 1986. (La Caixa, Barcelona)Fotopres 1987 (La Caixa, Barcelona)Fotopres 1992 (La Caixa, Barcelona)Irmanamento Vigo-Porto (Centro de Estudos fotograficos, Vigo 1986)Almanaque de fotógrafos da Galiza (Edicións A Nosa Terra. Vigo 1986)Galicia a p? de foto (UIMP, A Coru?a 1987)Libros cat?logos de fotografía arqueolóxica do Museo Qui?ones de León (Concello de Vigo, Vigo 1988)Runania (Estudio 34, Ourense)Traballadoras (Secretaria da muller. CXTG, Vigo 1990)Vigo Retrato en vivo (Concello de Vigo, Vigo, 1990)Fotoxornalismo 80/90 (Diputación de Lugo. Lugo 1991)Cuba. (Revista El Sol. Madrid 1991)Guerra de Croacia (Revista El Sol. Madrid 1991)Documentalistas (Centro de Estudos fotográficos. Vigo 1992)Mirando o Sur (Concello de Oleiros 1992)Marie Claire 16. El destino sin retorno (Cien a?os de la mujer española. Madrid 1991)El País. Cumbre del V Centenario (Madrid 1992)O Besbello. Guerra de Croacia (Instituto Alexandre B?veda, Coia 1992)8 Photographes comtenporaines de Galice (Gallerie Le Lieu et le Chambre de Commerce et de L´Industrie de Lorient. France)Cuatro Direcciones (Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid 1992)Afroamerica (Vigo 1992)Outono Fotográfico (Ourense 1992)Revista de las Naciones Unidas para Refugiados políticos (Géneve 1992)Portfolio revista La Fotografía, n 36 (Barcelona 1993)Portfolio en last page of Granma Internacional (La Habana 1993)Cuba exhibition. (Caja Madrid 1993)Voces de Compostela n 15 (S.de Compostela 1993)Informe da comunicación. Consello da Cultura Galega (Compostela 1993)30 grandes fotógrafos españoles. Marie Claire (Madrid 1995)Sensaci?ns. Homenaxe a Angel Llanos (Concello de Vigo 1996)Meridiana. Muejeres Bosnias (Junta de Andalucía 1996)Portada de La Fotografía (Barcelona 1996)Galicia en Foco (Ferrol 1996)El Progreso. Meninos de rua (Lugo 1996)Cuba, doce e soturna de Miguel Sande (Colección ensaio de Ed. Laiovento, Compostela 1994)Luzes de Galicia número 27. Kontra faxcismo (A Coruña 1996)Number 1 de Cadernos de Fotoxornalismo (Vigo 1996)Number 2 de Cadernos de Fotoxornalismo (Vigo 1997)La libertad de informar (Colegio de periodistas de Barcelona 1997)Cuaderno de trabajo de Intermón (ESO): Guerra y Paz (Barcelona 1997)Donación de fotografías para Obra Benéfica Damnificados Huracán MITCH, Guatemala. Red Cross.TNT magazine. July issue, Cuba, 1999, London.25 años de Democracia en España. Colectiva. Telefónica. Madrid

One man exhibitions

Pub Propaganda. Vigo, 1985Instituto de Redondela. Redondela, 1985Instituto de Coia Alexandre Bóveda. Vigo, 1985, 1986, 1987Centro galego A Nosa Galiza. G?neve, 1992Café rei Momo. Vigo, 1992Café Varsovia. Vigo 1992, 1993Casa da Cultura de Vigo. Vigo, 1993Casa da Cultura de Malpica. Malpica, 1993Caja Madrid. Pontevedra, 1993Asoc. Cultural Monteblanco. Ponteceso, 1993Café Universal. Vigo, 1997Facultade de Económicas. Vigo, 1997Retrospectiva na Casa das Artes. Vigo, 1997Donación de obra para subasta benéfica damnificados huracán Mitch. Cruz Roja. Pontevedra, 1999.Donaci?n de obra para subasta benéfica Cruz Roja. A Coruña, 1999.Photojournalism in Escola de Imaxe e Son de Vigo. May-June

Workshops, seminars and lectures

about Photography and photojournalism

The world longer photojournalism experience and local Galician country photojournalists are fighting for the future of the classic and aesthetic Black&white photography. Old masters photographers that spent many time in your life looking for the new and modern concepts of photography, they have been forget in many schools and photographic programs around the world. Teach and talk about the author's concept, building forums of discussion are one of the multiple ways of activities for support the classic concepts of photography. Freelancers photographers travel around the world showing your experiences and working together with the local teachers of photography and photographers. Just all working for don't lost the photography art.

A Documentary project short term one year: Cuba, 1990-1991War journalism: War in former IugoslaviaA Documentary short project one year: Meninos de rua, Salvador de Bahia. BrasilTechnical skills: The Black&White darkroomThe Long Documentary photo projects 14 years (Tesis): Galician exodus around the world 1983-2002Documentary Photography helping to the Antrophology, Sociologists and local History.

Teaching

All conferences, slide projections and lectures are in English, as well in Spanish or portugues languagesTo photography teachers: The activities try to support the own teacher's photography or photojournalism course program.The seminars could be aor are an introduction to photojournalism cycle, subjet.Workshops look for the student participation all the time.OUTDOOR and LAB ACTIVITIES: Some workshops required a lab area and outdoor experience.Films, papers, camera, is own of the each studentWorkshops fees: According with the school management or local sindicating teachers salaries.


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