Santi Palacios is an award-winning independent photojournalist born in Madrid, Spain, in 1985, currently based in Barcelona and working worldwide.
Focused on the international scene, since 2008 Santi has worked with news agencies, media, audiovisual production companies and NGOs. For several years he has been a regular contributor to The Associated Press and has also collaborated with TIME Magazine, The New York Times, CNN, El País, Revista 5W or The Sunday Times, among others. His work has been published in major newspapers and magazines worldwide and recognised with many awards including: World Press Photo, Picture of the Year or the National Photojournalism Award of Spain 2015 and 2016. He is one of the six talents from Europe selected by the 6x6 Talent Programme of the World Press Photo Foundation in 2018.
A trained sociologist and journalist by trade. His work is focused on conflicts, migrations and environmental issues.