Bronze / 2019 / Press / Sports

Spanish Tauromaquia

  • Prize
    Bronze in Press/Sports
  • Photographer
    Jordi Cohen

Bull fighting in Spain is probably one of the best-known popular customs around the world.Bullfights are considered one of the symbols of the Hispanic culture. Spain has the longest season and it is the country in which most of the bullfights take place.Actually, bullfighting is a universe of its own called tauromaquia. Made of hundreds of rules, thousands of traditions and a little bit of superstition, bullfighting evokes one of the most passionate and controversial discussions in and out of Spain.Bullfighting season in Spain runs from March to October.

Jordi Cohen is a documentary photographer based in Barcelona. With a Medical background, make fundamentally social reports. His work attempts to convey emotions linked to cultural aspects of different countries and civilizations. Has exhibited his work in Europe and America, to highlight San Diego Art Institute, CEH “Manege” St. Petersburg, Royal Geographical Society of London, Gallería Hector Garcia of Mexico City, International Festival of Social Photography in Sarcelles (France), Couvent des Minimes of Perpignan, Complejo el Águila Exhibition Hall of Madrid.