A Small Voice: Conversations With Photographers

039 - Daniel Castro Garcia

Episode Summary

Daniel Castro Garcia studied Spanish and Latin American Literature at University College London and after graduating went on to work in the UK film, commercial and music video industry where he still works as a freelance first assistant director. That’s how he pays the bills but for the past 5 years his real passion has been for photography. 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 a photography project about the current European refugee crisis which has seen the greatest number of people forcibly displaced from their homes since the second world war. That project, in collaboration with his creative partner designer Thomas Saxby, has been self published as a book entitiled “Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015-2016” which was shortlisted for the Mack First Book Award and also, more recently, for the paris photo aperture foundation first book award.

Episode Notes

Daniel Castro Garcia studied Spanish and Latin American Literature at University College London and after graduating went on to work in the UK film, commercial and music video industry where he still works as a freelance first assistant director. That’s how he pays the bills but for the past 5 years his real passion has been for photography. 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 a photography project about the current European refugee crisis which has seen the greatest number of people forcibly displaced from their homes since the second world war. That project, in collaboration with his creative partner designer Thomas Saxby, has been self published as a book entitiled “Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015-2016” which was shortlisted for the Mack First Book Award and also, more recently, for the paris photo aperture foundation first book award.