On the 25th of May, European elections day, the journal El Periódico publishes a double-page article in its Sunday supplement “más Periódico” on the gypsies issue in France. The featured photograph makes part of the reportage Marcel Pedragosa created about this community mostly forced to migration around Europe today.
Love, relationships and marriage in the 21st century God, literature and rock ‘n roll have all been proclaimed dead. However, love is still alive, and so is marriage. People cannot or do not want to live without it, but the rules are changing fast. Not more than one generation ago, having children, or even living […]
On March the 31st the Tour Eiffel celebrated its 125th anniversary. The morning after the grand-grandson of its creator, Philip Coupérie-Eiffel was interviewed by the correspondent of La Vanguardia in Paris and photographed by Marcel Pedragosa. The two-page image has been published in the weekends supplement “Quién” of the journal.
On Saturday the 8th of March, Marcel Pedragosa will participate at the “Lectures Portfolio” organized by Featart for Circulation(s) – Festival de la jeune photographie européenne at Le Centquatre, “an artistic establishment in the City of Paris”.
Marcel Pedragosa is pleased to present his latest photography work Broader created on September 2013 during an artist in residence program in the island of Halsnøy, Norway. From the 4th of Mars to the 30th of April the Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre will inaugurate the exhibition (Part 1) subsequently hosted at the Maison de Norvège from the 2nd […]
A limited edition catalog has been published for the exhibition of Parisii at galeria H2O in Barcelona. The edition of 5 copies has been numerated and signed by the author an the gallerist, 3 in roman numerals and 2 in arab numerals for the photographer and the gallerist. The catalog is available at galeria H2O.
After being exhibited in Paris and Brussels Marcel Pedragosa’s Parisii photographic work is traveling to Barcelona. Closing its 2013 exhibition agenda, this series will be on show at galeria H2O from the 3rd to the 24th of December. Find here the invitation and press release.
In the course of his Photographer in Residence at Halsnøy Kloster – Norway during September 2013, Marcel Pedragosa created a new photographic project under the title Broader. The Norwegian Embassy in Paris supported his work by acquiring three photographs of this portfolio for exhibition at the Maison de Norvège. Marcel’s work are on display in a […]
On Monday the 4th and Tuesday the 5th of November, Marcel Pedragosa will participate at the “Lectures Portfolio” organized by La Quatrième Image (First International Salon of Contemporary Photography), at the Espace des Blancs-Manteaux in the heart of the Parisian Marais.
After the presentation of his photographic work Parisii in Paris, part of the exhibition will travel to the Leica Boutique Brussels where it will be on show from 1st October to the 30th November. The opening will be on the 1st of October from 18.00 h at 3 Avenue des Celtes B-1040, Brussels. Find here […]
From the 4th of September Marcel Pedragosa will be developing during 3 weeks a new photographic project at the monastery of Halsnøy, Norway after being selected for this Photographer in Residence program at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2012. Elias Fiigenschougs painting 1656
After Part 1 published last week, on Monday 15th July Leica Camera releases the second part of the interview with Marcel Pedragosa where he provides insight into his “Western Eyes” project, taken in the Russian city of Perm. “There is a clear intention to produce images with a timeless and space-less feeling. Most of the […]
From 16:00 to 19:00 h on Saturday 6th July, Marcel Pedragosa will participate at the Open Portfolios meeting at the Cour de l’Archevêché, place de la République in Arles organized by Voies Off Festival.
On Friday 5th July Leica Camera publishes Part 1 of the interview with Marcel Pedragosa focusing on his approach to photography through the Parisii series. “…photography has the ability to define who you are. I see a direct connection between your soul and what you choose to represent in the form of a photograph. Even […]
For the 3rd consecutive year, Marcel Pedragosa will be present at Les Rencontres d’Arles, drawing special attention to black and white photography in its 44th edition.
Marcel Pedragosa will be photographing Sónar – Barcelona’s 20th International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art on the 188.8.131.52 June 2013. The idea behind this project is to create an intimist portrait of an even that attracts masses and explore what is our link with technology today. Find in this gallery the selection […]
Commissioned by the Publications and Communication Department of Cité internationale universitaire de Paris, Marcel Pedragosa create the photographs for 2012 CIUP’s Annual Report.
After Marcel Pedragosa (Russian: Марсель Педрагоза) visited Moscow for the first time, he opened an exhibition of his Western Eyes series at Leica Store Moscow and gave a lecture at the Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow exactly one year later. Among other photographic activities and events where he participated in his 9 days visit, he produced […]
On Saturday the 25th May, Marcel Pedragosa welcomes you to an open lecture about his work at 17:00 in the Multimedia Art Museum of Moscow.
Last year The International Festival of City Photography “Photograffiti” in Russia nominated Marcel Pedragosa’s work in first position inviting him to the Russian city of Perm to participate in the awards by “Art-photography“ category. He was asked to take photos in the city during a week and Leica Camera Russia lent him a Leica M9 […]
From the 20th to the 23th of April (Sant Jordi), Arts Santa Mónica in Barcelona will host Arts Libris, Barcelona Art and Design Book Fair. Galeria H2O will be representing Marcel’s photographic work during the fair.
After announcement of Marcel Pedragosa exhibition at Leica Store Paris, different media echoed this event. Here are the links that compile the up to date “Revue de presse”: > Leica Store Paris > Le Blog Photo de Paris > Le Journal de la Photographie > Actuphoto > Picto More to come very soon!
After two years developing his project as an artist resident in Paris, Marcel Pedragosa is please to present for the first time in an exhibition his photographic work Parisii at the Leica Store Paris. The exhibition will be on display from the 2nd April to the 31st May. The opening will be next 18th April […]
Target Audience, Marketing, Branding, Networking, Social Media. On Saturday 23rd March, Marcel particpated in this workshop organized by Lens Culture in association with curator and photography critic Marc Prüst.
Commissioned by the Institut Ramon Llull, Marcel Pedragosa photographed François Hollande, the President of the French Republic and Aurélie Filippetti, Minister of Culture, together with Xavier Trias, Mayor of Barcelona, Ferran Mascarell, Counsellor for Cultural Affairs of the Government of Catalonia and Vicenç Villatoro Director of the Institut Ramon Llull, during the opening of the […]
Photo © Abbas/Magnum Photos From 14th to 18th May Marcel will be assisting Magnum Photographer Abbas at Magnum Workshop with Abbas in Paris.
FotoFest selects Marcel Pedragosa’s work to be screened during Circulation(s) 2013 – Festival de la jeune photographie européenne, from 22 February to 31 Mars 2013 at Parc de Bagatelle, Paris. “Circulation(s)” is not the only festival that defends young European photography. And to show the diversity of the photographic writings that can be seen in […]
As Parisii photographic series goes forward, new images have been added to the portfolio. Find them out in the gallery.
Full Contact is a meeting point, which aims to establish exchanges, as well as generate networks, bridges and synergies between Full Contact Artists, (emerging artists / photographers) on the one hand and on the other hand, Full Contact Followers or agents of the photography market such as art curators, festivals, galleries, art centers and publishers […]
After his participation at The First International Festival of City Photography “Photograffiti” 2012 in the Russian city of Perm, the photographic work “Western Eyes” has been published at Photographer.ru.
In collaboration with Lluís Uría, correspondent of La Vanguardia journal in Paris, Marcel was commissioned to photograph a young newcomer architect in the city for El Magazine of La Vanguardia. This article completed a series of reports about young, qualified Spanish expatriates pursuing professional opportunities abroad. Together with Paris, Berlin, Buenos Aires, New York and São […]
From the 2nd until the 7th July, Marcel presented his work at the 7th edition of the official Photo Folio Review & Gallery during Les rencontres d’Arles 2012 Opening Week. After meeting curators, festival organizers, editors and gallery owners, Marcel received excellent feedback. Øyvind Hjelmen and Helén Petersen reviewed Marcel’s portfolio and invited him for a […]
The International Festival of City Photography “Photograffiti” in Russia nominated Marcel’s work in first position (among 473 submissions) inviting him to the Russian city of Perm by the end of May 2012 to participate in the awards by “Art-photography “ category. He was asked to take photos in the city during a week. Leica Camera […]
“In many ways, it’s hard to imagine seeing a “fresh” photograph from the streets of Paris. It’s all been done before. However, Spanish-born photographer Marcel Pedragosa has created a series that captures the modern urbanity of Paris in dark, intimate, anonymous moments of blurred contemporary existence. There is another challenge to making fresh photography in […]
“City photography is akin to creative process — it includes all aspects of modern photography, from photojournalism to advertising staged photography. The majority of professional and amateur photographers live and work in cities. It is not surprising therefore that urban environment and events occurring in the city, as well as its residents, become their main […]
In collaboration with Elianne Ros, correspondent of El Periódico journal in Paris, Marcel was commissioned to photograph the suburbia of the city of Paris.
“Hay caminos que son irreversibles, puertas que cuando se franquean no permiten dar marcha atrás”, así es como comienza el artículo de Lluís Uria, corresponsal en París del diario La Vanguardia, en el que describe la trayectoria de Marcel Pedragosa desde su llegada a París. Este articulo publicado el 8 de Abril de 2012 forma […]
After Marcel’s participation at Leica Street Smart Workshop in Paris as an assistant for Magnum photographer Abbas, Leica Bresson in Norway discovered his work. Attracted by the quality and intensity of the images they decided to publish the series Parisii in their site.
After Marcel presented his work at Lens Culture FotoFest Paris portfolio review 2011 the Département des Estampes et de la photographie de la Bibliothèque nationale de France acquired 5 photographs of the series Parisii for its permanent collection. These photographs are not currently on display but they are available in the BnF catalogue général for […]
Photo © Truls Rundgren During Marcel’s collaboration with Magnum Gallery from October 2011 until Mars 2012, he had the chance to meet and work with different photographers from this prestigious agency. One of this collaborations involved assisting Magnum photographer Abbas during Leica Street Smart Workshop in Paris organized by Leica Bresson, the Norwegian branch of […]
Lens Culture FotoFest Paris offers one-to-one meetings with influential decision-makers in the photography field offer photographers opportunities to advance their career development and connect them to people who can help them with artistic and business goals. Marcel Pedragosa participated with his portfolio in 2011 edition presenting Parisii photographic series for the first time ever and […]
Commissioned by the journal La Vanguardia, Marcel Pedragosa will be photographing and writing a report of the first day of Sónar – Barcelona’s 18th International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art (16.17.18 June 2011). Find here the news and the photographs by Marcel Pedragosa.
With the idea of creating a photographic body of work within a big city, Marcel chose Paris for this new project. After a selection process, his proposal was accepted at the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, where the Centre International de Court Séjours provided him with an artist residency at The Victor Lyon Foundation and The […]
Commissioned by the journal La Vanguardia, Marcel Pedragosa will be photographing and writing a report of the first day of Sónar – Barcelona’s 17th International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art (17.18.19 June 2010). Find here the news and the photographs by Marcel Pedragosa.