Daniel Castro Garcia is a London-based photographer and film-maker. He studied Spanish and Latin American Literature at University College London, and since graduating he has been developing his photography practise. Having started out as a street photographer working on personal projects his work now focuses on social documentary and portraiture.
In May 2015, Daniel started the photography project “Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015-2016” in collaboration with John Radcliffe Studio partner Thomas Saxby and producer Jade Morris, which has subsequently been made into a photo book. In December 2015 he was nominated by Vice UK editor Bruno Bayley to enter the First Book Award founded by Mack Books, a photography publishing prize established in 2012 to support emerging photographers. In May 2016 the book was shortlisted for the award and has since had a print run of 1000 copies.
The project was publicly supported by Magnum photographers Martin Parr and Alec Soth; The Financial Times picture editor Emma Bowkett and The Photographers’ Gallery director Brett Rogers OBE.
Daniel’s work has subsequently been featured by The New Yorker, The British Journal of Photography, The Observer, PDN, Wallpaper Magazine, Paper Journal, Vice, i-D, Photoworks, Huck Magazine amongst others.
Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015–2016 is a photography book that documents the lives of people at various stages of their migration to Europe.Learn More