TOKYO-2017 Editorial / -

Battle of Flags

  • Prize
    Gold in Editorial/Political, 1st Place winner in Editorial
  • Photographer
    Jordi Cohen

From September to December 2017, Barcelona has been immersed in a multitude of public demonstrations for and against the independence of the Spanish state. In all of them we have been able to observe a multitude of flags and symbols with different meanings, and in many occasions also linked to opposing feelings.

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.