East Wing announces representation of Daniel Castro Garcia.
Daniel is a London based photographer and film maker. He studied American Literature at University College London and after graduating went on to work as an Assistant Director in the UK film, commercial
and music video industry. Along side this profession; Daniel developed his photography practise. Having started out as a street photographer working on personal projects his work now focuses on social documentary and portraiture.
In May 2015 Daniel started the photography project “Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015-2016”
in collaboration with John Radcliffe Studio partner Thomas Saxby, which has subsequently been made into a photo book. In May 2016 he was shortlisted for the First Book Award founded by Mack Books,
a photography-publishing prize established in 2012 to support emerging photographers and received a print run of 1000 copies. In October 2016, “Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015-2016” was shortlisted for the Paris Photo Aperture Foundation First BookAward.
In January 2017 Daniel was named the winner of the British Journal of Photography International Photography Award 2017
in recognition of his work on the migrant/refugee crisis across Europe. As part of the award Daniel was given his first solo exhibition at TJ Boulting Gallery in London
, which took place in March 2017. This exhibition was accompanied by a new John Radcliffe Studio publication, "Foreigner: Collected Writings 2017”.
Also in March 2017, Daniel was selected as a grantee by the Magnum Foundation Fund.
This support from the Magnum Foundation will enable the continuation of his work in Sicily, Italy, documenting the refugee/migrant crisis.
See more of Daniel's work on the East Wing Website
or on his own personal website