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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>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.</p> <p>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.