Bio

Daniel González Acuña was born on August 17, 1976.

He obtained a PhD in Archaeology (2008) and also a postgraduate degree in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University of Seville (2011). In the development of these studies, he received a grant by the International Cooperation Office of the same university to make his photographic project about the situation of Christian minorities in the Palestinian Territories.

His photographs have been published in newspapers (Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Spiegel, Bild, Stern, The Guardian, The Times, The Mail on Sunday, ABC, El Mundo, El Correo de Andalucía, La Razón, AS), Revista Ejército, Revista Española de Defensa, FIFA Magazine, digital platforms of photojournalism and specialized media in archaeology and performing arts.

At the present, he combines his work as head of communication with collaborations with news agencies and specialized media in performing arts, as well as making 360º video reportages.

From 2014, he is also director of studies and teacher of the Continuing Training Course Photography of Performing Arts,  at the Faculty of Communication of the University of Seville.

You can see more information in my Linkedin page (open in a new window)

Awards

The Other Hundred Project 2016 Edition "Educators" with the reportage "Roman re-enactors".

2 Honorable Mention in the Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA 2015):

- Reportage Holy Week in Seville

- Image of the advertising campaign "Italica's nights"

Honorable Mention in the International Photo Awards (IPA) 2015:

- Reportage Holy Week in Seville: Honorable Mention in the category Event. Traditions and Cultures.

2 Honorable Mentions in the International Photo Awards (IPA) 2014:

- Reportage Bullfighting in Seville: Honorable Mention in the category Traditions and Cultures.

- Image of the advertising campaign "Musical promenades in the night of Italica": Honorable Mention in the category Advertising.

5 Honorable Mentions in the International Photo Awards (IPA) 2013:

- Reportage Kosovo. Easter under siege: 4 Honorable Mentions in the categories of Deeper Perspective, Photo Essay and Feature Story, War/Conflict, and Culture.

- Reportage Racta 4. Spanish Army: Honorable Mention in the category War/Conflict.

Books

González Acuña, Daniel (2012): Cristianos en Palestina. Estrategias de supervivencia. Universidad de Sevilla. ISBN: 978-84-472-1408-2.

Exhibitions

2011. Collective exhibition: La fotografía documental a debate. Propuestas contemporáneas. Curators: Fundación Valentín de Madariaga-MP and Curso de Experto Universitario en Fotoperiodismo y Fotografía Documental de la Universidad de Sevilla.

2012. Collective exhibition: Tres Miradas. Centro Cívico las Sirenas (Seville’s City Council).

2013. Individual exhibition: Cristianos en Palestina. Casa del Libro (Seville).

Multimedia online

González Acuña, Daniel: Cristianos en Palestina. (On Vimeo).