About Juan B.
Filmmaker and documentary photographer, now living in Florida, USA.
He has developed projects for OXFAM, GTZ, DIAKONIA, USAID, MDM, ACDIVOCA, OSF, WWF and has worked with the United Nations (UN) and its various offices, programs and organizations (UNDP, OCHA, PAHO, WFP, UNHCR) in Colombia. It also collaborates with International press agencies (Reuters, AFP, AP, EFE) in Colombia.
Between 2016 and 2017 he was a field producer for National Geographic magazine Society of USA, about a special about Colombia.
Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize 2019 with the Miami Herald team, for the "Dirty Gold" work.
Nominated for the Gabo Award in 2019 in the Coverage category, for work in a “Captive Border” team.
March 2018, Exhibition at the Museum of Drug Policy in Mexico City, Organized by the Open Society Foundation.
May 2017, Exhibition at the Museum of Drug Policy in Montreal, Canada, Organized by the Open Society Foundation.
February 2016, Exhibition “Drug Crop Production, Poverty and Development” at the Open Society Foundation, New York, USA.
October 2013, Collective Exhibition Frontline Freelance Register, within the framework of “Prix Bayeux Awards” event, Normandy, France.
April 2013, Collective Exhibition organized by USAID, in Bogotá. “Colombia to in spite of everything ”.
October 2012, Slideluck Bogotá. "Portfolio."
January 2012, Collective Exhibition at the Sacramento Exhibition, in Sacramento, California. "About Poverty."
November 2011, Slideshow at the 7 Angkor Photo Festival in Siem Reap, Cambodia. “Invisible Threat”
September 2011, Collective Exhibition organized by HELVETAS, in different Swiss cities. "Portfolio."
May 2011, 2011 International Year of People of African Descent, Library Luis Angel Arango.
May and June 2011, French Alliance and Gabriel García Márquez Cultural Center, "SalvAWArda, the Awá people await."
April 2011, Pinacoteca de Pasto, Nariño, “SalvAWArda, the Awá Aguarda people”.
December 2008, Casa del Teatro, MAPATEATRO, Bogotá, Colombia, individual exhibition, "Project Profis in San Pedro de la Sierra". With the sponsorship of GTZ and the German Embassy in Colombia.
Quibdó, Chocó, Colombia, December 2007, Café Borojó Café (Quibdó) Individual Exhibition "Tanguí, A Return, A New Hope."
With the collaboration of UNHCR.
2017-2108 ReVerso Chroma Taller Visual
2016 HEAT (Hostile Environment Awareness Training) in New York, USA.
2012 MICCBO “Photography management workshop in high definition cameras for cinema ”, Bogotá.
2011 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2010 Photography Workshop taught by Stephen Ferry and the FNPI, about
Biodiversity, in the Amazon.