After graduating in law and specializing in human rights, she decided to train in documentary photography and devoted her life to a career in photography and filmaking. Her work seeks to apeal the viewer, provoke in him not only an emotion but also reflection.
In recent years she has been working in Africa, Middle East and Latin America, taken pictures of different themes such as Yemen’s civil war, the conflict and coltan mines in the East of the DR of Congo, Boko Haram in the nort-east of Nigeria, the war in Kurdistan, Syrian refugees living in neighboring countries or feminicide in Ciudad Juarez.
All her projects include a strong gender perspective and pay special attention to the situation of women.
In 2023 she received the Imagen award from the Spanish Geographical Society, in 2021 the silver Sabina for her professional career and in 2017 the Arts & Letters Award for Photography. Her work have been awarded at festivals and international prizes such as Human photojournalism contest 2015 in Canadá, Prix de la Photographie Paris 2014, Moscow International Photo Awards 2014, Julia Margaret Cameron Award 2014 in UK, Photofest Award 2014 in Mexico or International Photography Awards (IPA) 2014 y 2013 in EEUU. She has been nominated for the GABO Journalism Award and 6×6 Global Talent Program (World Press Photo).
Her work has been exhibited in Spain at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, the Círculo de Bellas Artes or PhotoESPAÑA among many other spaces, in cities such as Quebec, Montreal, Moscú, Querétaro or Avignon and events as relevant as the World Social Forum in 2021. And she publish her stories in numerous newspapers and magazines such as The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Vice, Woz…
En 2021 shE published the photobook MATRIA.
She has directed the multimedia short film You, sit down! as complementary to her photographic projects. In 2023 she presented the documentary film : “They said she was a witch.”
Photo of Judith Prat by Jose Miguel Marco