My name is Javier Sanchez-Monge Escardo .I was born in Madrid in 1965.Education: Degree in International business management at the Schiller International University Germany (Heidleberg), 3 years of Biology studies at the University of Alcala de Henares and a degree in Philosophy, followed by a PHD still to be finished. Can speak and write in different languages. Constantly I have been travelling around the world, photographing and living in foreign cultures. At the present I am focused on documenting the geological period of the Anthropocene, climate change,vanishing cultures and humanitarian issues.
FIRST PLACE (GOLD) People’s Choice Awards 2014, Press Feature Story at the Prix de Paris Awards (PX3 2014)
FIRST PLACE (GOLD)) /General News at the Prix de Paris Awards (PX32014)
FIRST PLACE (GOLD) People’s Choice Awards 2014 /Nature Environmental at the
THIRD PLACE (BRONZE) Press Feature Story at the Prix de Paris Awards 2014
THREE HONORABLE MENTIONS Prix de Paris Awards (PX3 2014) 4 HONORABLE MENTIONS at the ND Awards (2014).THREE HONORABLE MENTIONS at the International Photography Awards (IPA 2014).
THREE HONORABLE MENTIONS Monochrome Awards 2015, TWO HONORABLE MENTIONS IPA one shot awards 2015 Works exhibited during the Month of Photography, Los Angeles by the LUCIE FOUNDATION. SEVEN HONORABLE MENTIONS IPA 2015, FOUR HONORABLE MENTIONS Prix de Paris White Awards 2015.SIX HONORABLE MENTIONS Prix de Paris Awards annual competition 2015 TWO HONORABLE MENTIONS ND AWARDS 2015
IPA 2015 SECOND PLACE Award Category Event Culture and traditions.
IPA THIRD PLACE AWARD Awards Category Portraiture, Children.
PRIX DE PARIS 2015 SILVER MEDAL Environmental Press category.
PRIX DE PARIS 2015 BRONZE MEDAL Portraits category.
FIRST PLACE ND AWARDS 2015 (GOLDEN STAR AWARD) People.
FIRST PLACE ND AWARDS 2015 (GOLDEN STAR AWARD) Editorial, Environmental.
FINALIST WITH HONORABLE MENTION at the SIENA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS storyboard category, FINALIST NOMINEE at the FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (FAPA 2015) portraits category, FINALIST NOMINEE at the FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (FAPA 2015) Photojournalism category.
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR (IPOTY AWARDS) FIRST PLACE, EDITORIAL ENVIRONMENTAL. HONORABLE MENTION PEOPLE CATEGORY
1997 Atocha Railway Station , Madrid, Exhibit about St Petesburg, Russia.
2010 Asia los Hijos Proscritos (Asia the banned Children ) at the Museum of Las Escuelas and funded by
the Concha Marquez Foundation.
2012 Photo Exhibit funded by the Organization "Cambodian Living Arts" at the Phnom Penh airport,
Cambodia. Later some of the images were exhibited at the Phnom Penh National Museum.
The exhibit depicted the performance of Cambodian Artists.
2015 Exhibit at the MOPLA (Month of photography in L.A) . An image on the "Children of the Dumpsite
was exhibited . Funded by the LUCIE FOUNDATION.
2015 Works on the typhoon Haiyan where exhibited at SIENA, Italy, funded by the Siena International
2016 Works exhibited at the UNESCO Building in Paris , on behalf of the Alfred Fried Awards.
2016 Works exhibited at the FESTIVAL OF ARLES (FRANCE) on behalf of the IPA Awards and the Prix de
Paris Awards. The works were on the "Children of the Dumpsite" image series.
2016 Request on behalf of the LUCIE FOUNDATION to exhibit two images on the "Children of the
Dumpsite" image series . The exhibit will take place on the next G40 World Climate Change