João Pina

João Pina (Portugal, 1980)

João Pina is a freelance photographer. He began working as a professional photographer at age eighteen, and graduated from the International Center of Photography’s Photojournalism and Documentary Photography program in New York in 2005. Pina’s photographs have been published in D Magazine, Days Japan, El Pais, Expresso, GEO, La Vanguardia, New York Times, New Yorker, Newsweek, Stern, Time, and Visão, among others.
He has published three books, “Por teu livre pensamento”, Assírio&Alvim, 2007, portraying 25 former political prisoners from Portugal, “CONDOR” Tinta-da-china/Blume/Ed. Sous-sol, 2014, about the military dictatorships in South America in the 1970’s and “46750” Tinta-da-china/Loco/FotoEvidence 2018 about the endemic violence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He was a Nieman fellow at Harvard University 2017-2018 and a faculty member at the International Center of Photography in New York.