Donation of the photographic collection of Josep M. Bendicho to the Museum

Last Thursday, November 10th, the Museum hosted the donation ceremony for the photograph collection of the photographer Josep M. Bendicho Esteban (1969-2016).

The event, which was attended by the Vice President of the Museum, Anna M. Lara, included the intervention of Ceci Fímia, photographer and friend of Josep M. Bendicho who has classified his photographs, and Josep M.’s niece. , the writer Núria Bendicho.

Josep M. Bendicho’s hobby started when he was only 17 years old and still a teenager. Later he started doing occasional jobs as a photographer for a magazine specializing in travel, and as a location searcher for advertisements and films, as was the case with Biutiful (2010), by Alejandro González Iñárritu.

In 2000, he gained considerable notoriety with the publication of an article in La Vanguardia about the brutality against Muslims in the town of El Ejido (Almeria).

He also worked as a film director. His first work was the short film Intensitat (2011), which he also wrote and produced. His first feature film, which he co-directed with Carlos Clausell, was Bictor Ugo (2015) and premiered at the Morelia International Film Festival (Mexico).


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