TOKYO-2020 Editorial / Photo Essay

From Piety to Solidarity

  • Prize
    Bronze in Editorial/Photo Essay
  • Photographer
    Jordi Cohen
  • Photo Date

Before the month of March 2020, the parish of Santa Anna offered food every day for about 150 people. With the coronavirus pandemic, the parish serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to more than 250 people. Through this work, I want to highlight the social emergency behind the health crisis that we are experiencing in the city of Barcelona, where the number of homeless people has increased, in addition to increasing those who do not have the resources necessary to feed themselves. The rector of the parish and 8 more people (many of them homeless)lived confined in the temple during the pandemia

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.