Bronze 2018 / Events / Other_EVN (Non-Pro)

Fire Games

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    Jordi Cohen

The photograph was taken in the Fire Celebrations of the Barcelona Mercè, saint patron of the city. Thousands of hell fires are in the city streets for several hours. It seemed unusual, big fakir torches lit with fire, given the hazards involved. I just had to follow the boy and take the picture.

Jordi Cohen is a documentary photographer based in Barcelona. NGO Contributor AIDNOH (Haiti), Agua de Coco (Madagascar) and Cafebabel (Digital European magazine). Has exhibited his work in Europe and America, to highlight San Diego Art Institute, St. Petersburg, Royal Geographical Society of London, Gallería Hector Garcia of Mexico City, Couvent des Minimes of Perpignan, Complejo el Águila Exhibition Hall of Madrid. Has published in European and American media (Sunday Telegraph, CNN Blog, Leica Magazine, La Vanguardia, El Periódico, Photo France, XL Semanal, Piel de Foto, Chasseur d’Images...)