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Curriculum Vitae: Kike Arnal
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2002 Workshop in Documentary Film, International Film Workshops (Rockport, Maine)
2008 “Climbing to the Canopy/Reaching for sustainability in the Rain Forest”
2007 Mass Produced Terror/Civilian Death and Dismemberment by Cluster Munitions A Series of portraits and video interviews to victims of cluster bombs in South Lebanon.
2006 "Bethlehem Under Siege: The Decline of Christianity at its Birthplace” series of portraits of Christians produced during the month of December.
2006 "Tren Blanco of Buenos Aires" Photography project focusing on Argentine families who collect garbage.
2002 "The Other Innocents: Portraits of Bombing Victims in Afghanistan."
2001 "Colombia's Guerrilla Women" Photography project about Colombian women soldiers.
1997 "River Navigation of the Orinco and the Rio Negro Rivers in the Amazon"
1993-97 "Harpy Eagle Conservation Program" (contributing photographer).
1993 "World Rafting Competition.” Photography project conducted at the Choruh River (Eastern Turkey) for the Turkish Ministry of Tourism.
2007-08 Post-production: Mass Produced Terror/Civilian Death and Dismemberment by Cluster Munitions A Series of video interviews to victims of cluster bombs in South Lebanon.
2004 Director of photography for Buscado la Alianza, a documentary about Piaroas indigenous communities in the Orinoco River basin of Venezuela. Produced for UNICEF.
2002 Director of photography for Hiwis, People of the Middle Orinoco River, a 30-minute documentary filmed in Venezuela. Produced for UNICEF.
1999 Producer and director for Yanomami Malaria, TV documentary about the impact of malaria on the Yanomami people of the Amazon region. Produced for Discovery Channel Canada.
1998 Associate producer for "Quetzals" (shot on location in Guatemala), an episode in Fabulous Animals, a TV documentary series. Produced for Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion (Germany).
1998 Associate producer for "Buffalo" (shot on location in Colorado), an episode in Fabulous Animals, a TV documentary series. Produced for Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion (Germany).
1998 Field producer for "Narwhals" (shot on location near Baffin Island, Canada), an episode in Fabulous Animals, a TV documentary series. Produced for Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion (Germany).
1996-97 Field producer for Heroes of the High Frontier, a TV documentary set in Brazil, Venezuela, Borneo, and Costa Rica. Produced for National Geographic.
1996 Field producer for The Land of the Tiger, a TV documentary set in India and Bhutan. Produced for the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation).
1992 Production manager for Amazon Climb: Vertical Journey in a Lost World, a TV documentary set in the Alto Siapa region of the Amazon. Produced for ESPN.
1983-97 Producer for a Venezuelan TV commercial production company (Grupo 35 Publicity).
GRANTS AND AWARDS
2008 Black Spider Awards, 2nd Place-Cluster Bombs Victims photograph 2008 American Photo Images of the Year 2008-Cluster Bombs Victims 2006 Harry Chapin Media Award for "In the Shadow of Power: Poverty in
2006 Moving Walls 12, Open Society Institute and the Soros Foundations Network for "In the Shadow of Power: Poverty in Washington, D.C."
2003 Honorable Mention. II Bienal de Fotografía Venezolana Daniela Chappard.
2008 “Mass Produced Terror” A photographic exhibition of mine-action related images. United Nations, New York.
2008 “Miradas de Tierra Adentro” an open street, large format exhibition (60” by 40”) of 35 photographs of Venezuelan people. Museo del Hombre Venezolano y su Ambiente, Fundacion La Salle. Caracas.
2008 “Miradas de Tierra Adentro” An open street, large format exhibit (60” by 40”) of 35 photographs of Venezuelan people. Museo del Hombre, Fundacion La Salle. Caracas.
2008 Bethlehem Under Siege: The Decline of Christianity at its Birthplace a series of portraits taken in the Christian community of Bethlehem, Palestine at The Jerusalem Fund, Washington D.C.
2007 In The Shadow of Power Exhibit and talk at The Half King, New York City.
2007 Underground Music A photography exhibit at FCB-Draft, New York City.
2006 Moving Walls 12. Group photography exhibition at the Open Society Institute (New York, New York).
2004 Camera Obscura. Collective show at Off-Off Basel (Miami, Florida).
2003 II Bienal de Fotografía Venezolana Daniela Chappard. Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts (Caracas, Venezuela).
2003 Beacons for the Future. Solo exhibition at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library (Washington, D.C.).
2000 Detroit Focus 2000. Group exhibition (Detroit, Michigan).
1999 Orinoco. Exhibition at the National Science Museum (Caracas, Venezuela).
PUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHS (SELECTED)
2008 "Mot Mjuka Mal" Cluster-bombs victims spread (pages 1, 50-59).
Vi Magazine, July 2008. Denmark.
2006 "Street Samaritans." Mother Jones (March-April 2006), pp. 64-67.
2003 "Como Salvar a los Niños Guerrilleros." El Pais Semanal (Spain), May 18, pp.
1, 3, 46.
2002 "Bad for its image." Newsweek (October 28, 2002), p. 76.
2002 "B-52 Afzwaaiers' in Afghanistan" Wordt Verlovolgd: The Magazine of Amnesty International (September 2002), pp. 16-17
2002 "Flaws in U.S. Air War Left Hundreds of Civilians Dead." New York Times, July 21, 2002, pp. 10, 21
2001 "Life Album: A Year in Pictures." Life, pp. 112-113.
2001 "Dispatches from the Field." Outside Magazine (October 2001), pp. 22-24.
2001 "Exposure." Outside Magazine (January 2001), pp. 61-63.
2000 "Passages and Promenades." Civilization: The Magazine of the Library of
Congress (August-September 2000), pp. 56-61.
2000 "Rights for Peoples, Not for Cultures." Civilization: The Magazine of the Library of Congress (August-September 2000), pp. 50-52.
2000 "Bewitched by Bolivar". Civilization: The Magazine of the Library of Congress
(April-May 2000), pp. 7, 78-85.
2000 "The Outsider." People (November 2, 2000), pp. 74-77.
1993 "The Sophisticated Traveler." New York Times Magazine (May 16, 1993), pp.
(Additional photographs have been published in the New York Times, National Geographic, Audubon, United Nations reports and many other periodicals.)
WORK IN PROGRESS
2008 Mass Produced Terror/Civilian Death and Dismemberment by Cluster Munitions post-production of a short documentary.
2006 The Zapotec Documenting life in Talea de Castro, a Zapotec Village in the Sierra of Oaxaca
2006 In the Shadow of Power. Photographic book project illustrating the social contrasts and complexities of Washington D.C.
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