PhotographerMonica Rico
PrizePortraiture / Culture
About Photographer

Monica was born in Madrid, Spain. She discovered her passion about photography on a volunteer program in the Saharawi refugee camps, when she realized that change could be effected through this medium. She is interested in storytelling with a camera and in using imagery to promote positive change in our world. She has a special interest in humanitarian photojournalism where documentary photography captures the moments that elevate awareness. She is very sensitive to the refugees situation.