Ana Palacios is an Spanish journalist and photographer. She studied film and photography at UCLA and has worked in a variety or roles in TV, communications and film production coordinator for international co-productions, including with directors such as Ridley Scott, Milos Forman, Tony Kaye, Michael Radford, Jim Jarmusch and Roman Polanski.
She now works as a documentary photographer for development cooperation projects in Asia and Africa. She has lived alongside homeless women in India, lepers in China, albinos in Tanzania, tribes in Ethiopia, pygmies in Burundi and children at risk of social exclusion in Uganda.
Ana is represented by Espacio Foto Gallery and collaborates with Gea Photowords and Fotodos (Madrid). Her work on human rights has been published in magazines and newspapers such as The Guardian, Days Japan, XL Semanal, El País, El Mundo.
In 2015 she published her first book “Art in Movement” about art as a tool for social change in Uganda. She is currently working on her second book “Albino” about albinism in Tanzania.