Markel Redondo

The day before Markel Redondo was due to begin a degree in Computer Sciences at the University of Bolton, he decided to pursue a career in photography instead.

He headed to China where, while studying for an MA in Photojournalism, he worked for a number of agencies, newspapers and magazines. In 2008 he returned to his hometown Bilbao, and now divides his time between Spain and France.

Focusing on social and environmental issues, Markel has exhibited in Singapore, New York, Valencia, Ireland and Kuala Lumpur and has undertaken commission for Greenpeace, UNESCO and the British Council.

Markel’s photographs have been published widely in Newsweek, The Times, Le Monde, Le Figaro Magazine, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the Sunday Telegraph; and he has recently been named as one of the photographers to watch by the magazine PDN.