Sebastian Gil Miranda is a documentary photographer focuses on humanitarian, social and environment impact. He work as a freelance, generating independent, individual and collective projects.
He born in Paris, France, grow up in Misiones, northeast Argentina, and based in Buenos Aires.
He holds a degree in Psychology from the University of Buenos Aires, previous studies in Architecture at the National University of La Plata, in addition to Musical, Literature and Dramatic Arts education.
He was a university professor in subjects of research, communication and human rights at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and at University of Palermo.
Founder and member of Photographers for Change.
1º prize at 2015 Sony World Photography Award, named Photographer of the Year in social "Campaign" with its series "Shoot Ball, Not Gun”. His photo "Ball Religion" was selected as cover of the 2015 official catalog of the prize.
1º prize at "People's Choice Prize" in Photoville 2014 in New York, with its series "Children Playing on the Street of Cuba”.
"Performance Award" in the Humanity Photo Award 2015 and "Nomination Award" in the Humanity Photo Award 2017, organized by the China Folklore Photographic Association and UNESCO.
Winner of the Short Film Competition IberCultura 2018, a program of Ibero-American countries, organized by the Human Rights Secretary of Argentina and UNESCO Brasil, with the film "Na Ponta dos Pés".
His work was published in world medias like BBC, The Guardian, CNN, National Geographic, The Atlantic, Vice News, Le Nouvel Observateur, Geo, British Journal of Photography, Huffington Post, Lenta, Photo, Media Part, Marie Claire, O Globo, Gramma, among others.
He gave workshops and made solo and group exhibitions in various countries around the world: France, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Cuba, England, Japan, China, Romania, Netherlands, United States, among others.
Director of the collective photo project Warld Cup during the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and founding member of the Collective Photo Project Real Game during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Founder of the Maciel Photo Documentary Festival, on social and environmental issues, in the Isla Maciel neighborhood, on the edge of the Riachuelo, one of the most polluted rivers in the world.
Photographer selected of the Nike Jordan Argentina launch campaign.
Coordinator of the audiovisual area in the triple impact project Mendoza + B, carried out by System B and the Innovation and Sustainability Directorate of the Province of Mendoza.
Co-creator of the social project Inside Light Project, with child refugees in Lesvos, Greece, 2016.
He collaborate with Getty Reportage.
He gave a TEDxRosario 2017 talk entitled "Photography as a Social Weapon", about media impact for social impact.
He currently directs the "Balls Not War" project at the 2018 Russia FIFA World Cup.
"I use photography as a tool of positive change. My goal is not only to tell stories and denounce facts, but also to follow up, seeking to collaborate to improve the living conditions of the people and social projects involved in my stories".
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