TOKYO-2019 Events / Other


  • Prize
    Silver in Events/Other
  • Photographer
    Jordi Cohen
  • Photo Date

Bull fighting in Spain is probably one of the best-known popular customs around the world.Bullfights are considered one of the symbols of the Hispanic culture. Spain has the longest season and it is the country in which most of the bullfights take place.Actually, bullfighting is a universe of its own called tauromaquia. Made of hundreds of rules, thousands of traditions and a little bit of superstition, bullfighting evokes one of the most passionate and controversial discussions in and out of Spain.Bullfighting season in Spain runs from March to October.

Jordi Cohen is a free-lance documentary photographer based in Barcelona. His work has been published in the New York Times, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, National Geographic, Mirror, Sunday Telegraph, CNN Blog, Leica Magazine, La Vanguardia, El Periódico, Photo France, XL Semanal and Piel de Foto among others.Has exhibited in Europe and America, to highlight San Diego Art Institute, CEH “Manege” St. Petersburg, Royal Geographical Society of London, Gallería Hector Garcia of Mexico City, International Festival of Social Photography in Sarcelles (France) and Couvent des Minimes of Perpignan.