Albert Gonzalez Farran

Darfur (Sudan)

Albert González Farran (Barcelona, 1975) is working in Darfur, Sudan, since november 2009, as a photographer of the Communications and Public Information Division of UNAMID, the largest UN peacekeeping mission in the world.

After his university studies, Albert started building his career as a photojournalist in 1999 working for local newspapers in Lleida (Catalonia, Spain). From 2006 to 2007, he worked for the newspaper Irish News in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and later for the agency Photocall Ireland in Dublin. After two more years working in Spain and a short-term project on the postwar in Bosnia, Albert moved to South America where he was commissioned by local publications in Peru and collaborated with Spanish media from there.

Albert finalized a postgraduate in Communication for Development in Barcelona in 2005 and he attended the Covering Conflict Workshop, organized by the War Photo Limited in Dubrovnik (Croatia) in 2010. He is currently attending a Master on-line in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University of the Arts of London.

Member of the Catalan Photographers Union (UPIFC) since 2009.

  • Work
    • UNAMID