TONI AMENGUAL

(Mallorca 1980)

“Visual Activist. Photography is a thinking tool”.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • 2016 Selected to participate in Encontro de Artistas Novos Argentina as a representation of New Spanish Artists
    • 2016 Shortlisted among Best Slefpublished photobooks of the year PHOTOESPAÑA AWARD for DEVOTOS.
      • 2016 ARTS LIBRIS BARCELONA Best photobooks AWARD for DEVOTOS.
        • 2015 Best Self-Published Photobook of the year PHOTOESPAÑA AWARD for PAIN.
          • 2013 Selected to take part in the seminar "ENCONTRO DE ARTISTAS NOVOS", Cidade da Cultura, Santiago de Compostela.
          • 2013 NEW DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD. AbsolutPortfolios Award. La Fábirca.
          • 2010 Selected in “DESCUBRIMIENTOS PHOTOESPAÑA”.
          • 2010 TALENT LATENT. Festival de fotografía SCAN, Tarragona.
          • 2005 Premi Art Jove de Balears de Fotografia.
          • 2003 Selected to take part in "Seminario de fotoperiodismo Semana Negra de Gijón .

          PUBLISHED WORK:

          • EXIT magazine #54. De Vacaciones.
          • INPALMA magazine.
          • CULTURAS DE LA VANGUARDIA.
          • DOMINICAL DEL PERIÓDICO DE CATALUNYA.
          • Revista PHOTOGRAPHIE (Germany).
          • Visionaris ́08 (Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, Palma de Mallorca).
          • Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña '10.
          • Talent Latent 2010.

          PUBLISHED BOOKS:

          • 2015 DEVOTOS
          • 2014 PAIN
          • EXHIBITED WORK:

            COLLECTIV EXHIBITIONS:

            • 2005 Art Jove Casal Balaguer, Palma de Mallorca.
            • 2010 Talent Latent. Tarragona Scan.

            INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

            • 2012 Mallorca Som tots. Palma de Mallorca, PALMAFOTO 2012
            • 2010 Quan es fa Fosc. Plaça de la Palmera, Figueres, Girona
            • 2009 Exhibition Cruïlla de Vides, Fundació FORVM, Tarragona, SCAN ́09.
            • 2008 Exhibition Prisa Mata Amigo, ABA Galery, Palma de Mallorca, PALMAFOTO 2008.

EDUCATION

  • 1998 – 2003 Bachelor in Biology at Universitat de Barcelona.
  • 2002 – 2003 Master in Photojournalism at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
  • 2000 – 2002 Photography studies at Institud d ́ Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya.
  • TEACHING ACTIVITIES:

  • Since September 2013 Director at Documentary photography Master at IDEP (Barcelona).
  • Since January 2012 Photography teacher at photography degree at IDEP, (Barcelona).
  • 2009 - 2012 . Photography teacher at Escola Superior Balear. (Palma de Mallorca)

    WORK AS CURATOR AND WORKSHOP ORGANIZER

    He created the photo festival Visionaris 2008 at fundació Pilar i Joan Miró in Palma de Mallorca. Since 2009 he works as a curator and organizer of the photoworkshops done in Es Baluard Modern and Contemporary Art Museum of Palma de Mallorca. These are the workshops carried out there:
    • Juny 2009 Smart Street workshop by Bruce Gilden (MagnumPhotos).
    • Juny 2010 “Eyes to fly Workshop” by Graciela Iturbide.
    • Setembre 2010 “ The portrait” by Alberto García-Alix.
    • Juny 2011 Realitat i/o Ficció (Reality and/or Fiction) by
    • Pep Bonet and Joan Fontcuberta.

    INTERVIEWS