Ruben Salgado Escudero
Rubén Salgado Escudero was born in Madrid, Spain. He lived in the United States throughout his teenage years, graduating from the Savannah College of Art and Design and later lived 10 years in Berlin, Germany. In 2014, while in Myanmar, he began an on-going project 'Solar Portraits' which has gained support and has been published by National Geographic Magazine, Time Magazine, El Pais, Spiegel, and the United Nations.
Rubén's works have been exhibited and sold in more than over 20 cities across the world including New York, London, Tokyo and at the “Rencontres D'arles” festival in France. He is a member of 'The Photo Society', a community of National Geographic Magazine photographers and has given a TEDx talk in Beijing, China.
His projects have been published in most major international publications, including National Geographic Magazine, TIME, GEO, The New York Times and has won various international awards including the Sony World Photography Award two years in a row and POY Latam.
Rubén is currently finishing a photography book with 28-Grammy winning musician 'Residente Calle 13'.