BIO

Ana Márquez

Ana Márquez

Photographer
Ana Márquez (Cáceres, 1993) is a journalist and photographer based in Madrid, where she combines her journalistic activity between agency journalism and documentary.
 
Her interest in combining photography and text comes from her need to tell stories. Since 2015, she has worked at Agencia Efe and has collaborated with various NGOs to create documentary projects, in which she has focused on ethnography and social causes using both text and photography.
 

Ana has a major in journalism with a minor in sociology from the Carlos III University of Madrid (2011-2015), with a university exchange at the University of Passo Fundo, Brazil (2013-2014). She also obtained a Master’s degree in Documentary and Transmedia Reporting from the Carlos III University of Madrid and Radio Televisión Española (2015-2017).
She has obtained the Pilar Azcárate Research Prize for her Masters dissertation: ‘Medicine and Aesthetics, united to overcome cancer’. ‘Medicine and Aesthetics’ is a photo documentary which portrays the benefits of oncological esthetical trearmentsin cancer patients.
Her photographs have been published in media such as El País, El Mundo, El Español, La Razón, La Vanguardia, El Confidencial, El Diario, Público, 20 Minutos, El Heraldo, Vice or FronteraD .
In 2016, she received a scholarship at Too School Many Flash, being one of the six people selected among more than 1,200 participants. During her Master on Photography and Postproduction –with specialisation in author–, she has received classes from Matias Costas, Sofia Royo, Andrea Santaolla, Jorge Paris and Eduardo Menendez, among others.
Her latest documentary work, ‘The Great Adventure’, is a collaboration with the Madrid Red Cross. It portrays non-regularised immigrants’ adaptation process and will be distributed across Spain by the NGO.