My name is Cristian Sarmiento and I was born in Barcelona, where I am currently based. I completed a Degree in Marketing as well as a Postgraduate in Photography. After that I started to discover different cultures and ways of living working as a volunteer on humanitarian aid projects in Africa.

Currently my work is mainly focused on contemporary society issues and human rights, so I use photography as a means of social awareness and divulgation through documentary storytelling. I carry out documentary reports on the basis of investigative journalism in collaboration with non-profit organizations for cooperation and development abroad.

Furthermore I have become a specialist in interior design and food photography. Have a look at Estudio Ampersand


My work (commercial and essays) have been published in newspapers, magazines, and online publications, such as El País, 7K (Gara), eldiario.es, El Salto, Equal Times, Cuartoscuro, Fubiz, La Voz de Galicia, La Vanguardia, SMBC News, GG Magazine, Casas y Estilo de Vida, El Cultural, UnFrame, Edge of Humanity Magazine, The Torch, Positive Magazine, Revista de Letras, La Voz de Asturias, Área Visual, Interessância, The Alk3r Post, The Fool Dot, This isn't Happiness, The Standard, Ignant, among others.


PENDING RESCHEDULE. Street exhibition (Sabadell, Barcelona). Sáhara, juventud en marcha. [Solo Exhibition]

PENDING RESCHEDULE. Sala Riu (Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona). Resistir el clima. [Solo Exhibition]

October 1st - Nov 15th, 2019. CC Joan Oliver - Pere Quart (Barcelona). Grande Hotel. [Solo Exhibition]

October 12th, 2019. Gollut Festival (Ribes de Freser, Girona). Grande Hotel.  [Group Exhibition]

November 10th - Nov 25th, 2018. Sala d'Exposicions de l'Ajuntament Vell (Calella, Barcelona). Tefes. [Group Exhibition]

October 30th - Nov 9th, 2018. Federació Obrera (Molins de Rei, Barcelona). De tot cor, Alzheimer.  [Solo Exhibition]

October 27th, 2018. Bronx Documentary Center (New York). Social Documentary Network 10th Anniversary.  [Group Exhibition]

May 8th - June 15th, 2018. CC Cotxeres Borrell (Barcelona). Tefes.  [Solo Exhibition]

June 1st - June 14th, 2018. Blank Wall Gallery (Athens). Landscapes.  [Group Exhibition]

October 13th, 2017. Gollut Festival (Ribes de Freser, Girona). The old quarry of Bakoteh.  [Group Exhibition]

December 13th, 2016 - January 5th /2017. CC Parc Sandaru (Barcelona). Gambia: “No problem”.  [Solo Exhibition]

October 3rd – October 27th, 2016. Centre Cultural de Sant Ildefons (Cornellà, Barcelona). De tot cor, Alzheimer.  [Solo Exhibition]