Antonio Cossa

Antonio Cossa
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Antonio Cossa: Mozambican photojournalist Educated in photo-documentary, literary-journalism and Film. He began his career in 2003 and during his journey he worked with Mozambican and international medias. He also collaborated with NGOs as the Unicef and the British council. At the moment Antonio is an independent photojournalist and Member of United Photo Press and Association of Czech Press (APF). In 2007, Antonio started to focus more on social issues. In 2008-09 he documented the pilgrims of Fatima in North of Portugal. 2014-15:-Life and stories of Holocaust survivors. With the help and follow-up of Steven Spielberg. He documented ritual of initiation of different isolated tribes and Indigenous people from Africa and Asia. Currently working on the frontline in the Worst Refugee crisis since WW2. Antonio started covering this issue from August 2015 on the Serbian and Hungarian border. In September at the Slovenian and Austrian border. Very recently, in January 2016 he traveled alone to Lesbos Island in Greece and the border of Macedonia. “The Main Reason of this Project is to give a voice to people in need and to inform the society about this humanitarian crisis.” – says Antonio Antonio Cossa had the privilege during his career to portray officially many celebrities and public figures such as Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama, Mike Tyson, Richard Gere, John Travolta, Václav Havel and the list goes on. His objective as a photographer is to tell a story with the camera, showing emotions, culture, habits and lifestyle of people trough the image.