Andoni Lubaki (Urretxu, 1982) is a self-taught photojournalist based between Africa and the Basque Country. His interest in photography stems from the day during his childhood, he stole his father´s camera to go on a school trip. During high school he attended basic photography courses at home. From this point, Andoni developed a more serious interest and attended to several workshops taught by Pep Bonet (NOOR images), Alvaro Ybarra (Getty Images) and Peter Van Agtmael (Magnum Photos) among others. Nowadays he is working as a freelance photojournalist and has covered conflicts and social unrest around the world. He also has worked for TV, DW (Germany), NGOs (Mundubat) and his photographs have been published in national and international newspapers and magazines such as Newsweek, International Herald Tribune, Washington Post, The Guardian and New York Times among others.


Prizes:

2013

- 1st Prize Best in Show, Atlanta photojournalism Seminar.
- 1st Prize Chris Hondros Memorial Award, Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar.
- Honorable Mention Features prize, Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar.

2014

- 2nd prize Breaking News, Pictures of the Year International.


Exhibitions:

Upfront. Collective Exhibition curated by Instituto Cervantes
Scaring Frontlines.Solo exhibition curated by Ronak Press. 
40 years of exile: Western Sahara. Solo exhibition curated by Euskal Fondoa


He is supported by Addretouch, an independent lab from Barcelona who takes care of his exhibitions and prints.
© 2017 Andoni Lubaki via Visura