Bego Antón was born in Bilbao, Spain, in 1983. She studied journalism in the Basque Country and after a year in England with and Erasmus grant she decided to specialise in documentary photography in Barcelona, where she now lives. Her photographic work usually explores the contradictory relationships humans have with nature and animals. She also shows particular interest in extraordinary and small groups of people to disembowel concepts such as truth, reality or fantasy.
Her work has been widely published in international media, such as in the Lens Blog del New York Time, National Geographic, Esquiere, Le Monde, CNN Photos, The British Journal of Photography, GUP, IMA among others. She has exhibited around the world in cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, London, Washington DC, New York, Saligao, Hannover or Verzaska. She was Revelation Prize PhotoEspaña 2017 and was chosen as a participant in the Joop Swart Masterclass of World Press Photo 2014.
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