- The jury will choose the winning project, which will be produced to be on display within the Sant Pol DOC 2021
- The director of IEFC, Eduard Bertran, and the town councillor for Culture of Sant Pol de Mar Town Council, Anna Losantos, will take part in the jury acting as representatives of the organisation
The well known photographers Enric Martí, Myriam Meloni and Darcy Padilla will take part of the jury of the first edition of the Joan Guerrero Sant Pol DOC Prize. They will choose the winning project, which will be awarded with 2.000€, and the photos will be produced to be on display within the International Festival of Local Documentary Photography SantPolDOC, which will take place from October 9 to 15 in Sant Pol de Mar.
Enric Martí is a Photo Editor at the American agency Associated Press (AP). He has been to Africa, Asia and Central America covering all kinds of conflicts and natural disasters, such as the Balkan Wars, or in the hardest moments of the Second Intifada. After being the photography director of AP in Latin America, in 2018 he established in New York, where he held his current position. He has been awarded with the Ortega y Gasset Prize, the World Press Photo, and the Bayeux Calvados-Normandie, among others.
Myriam Meloni is a Italian French photographer established in Barcelona. Her projects focus on migrations and neocolonial relations between Europe and Africa. In 2020 she published her first book Linde, an exploration of the outskirts of Barcelona, requested by the City Council. Currently her project Different Shades of Blue is part of an itinerant exhibition program in civic centres of the Institut de Cultura de Barcelona (ICUB).
Darcy Padilla is a documentary photographer and photojournalist established in San Francisco. She is an art professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and she is a member of the Agence VU’ in Paris. Padilla’s work focuses on long term fights and cross-generational effects. Her work has been recognised with international awards such as the World Press Photo Award or the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Scholarship, and they have been published in media such as Le Monde or The New York Times.
The director of the Institut d’Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya, Eduard Bertran and the town councillor for Culture, Equity and Economic Promotion of Sant Pol de Mar Town Council, Anna Losantos, will take part in the jury of the Joan Guerrero Sant Pol DOC Prize, acting as representatives of the organisation.