Miquel Gonzalez (1964, Germany) is a photographer and visual artist. He studied photography at the IEFC in Barcelona and started his career as a documentary photographer in 1991. Since 2000 Miquel lives in the Netherlands.
Miquel Gonzalez’ photography is socially oriented and often explores the relationship between people, nature, and memory. He is interested in the human condition focusing on the borderline areas of both the individual and the landscape that often have been harmed by civilization. Characteristic of Miquel’s work is a contemplative and balanced view on the spaces and situations that he photographs inciting the viewer to further reflect on the subject.
Miquel is based near Amsterdam; however, he works equally from his hometown Barcelona and is available around the world. Miquel speaks fluently English, German, Dutch, Catalan, Spanish and French. He is a member of the Dutch Association of Journalists/Photojournalists NVJ/NVF.
His work has been published in several international magazines including Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, GEO, NZZ, Washington Post, Stern, The Times, Wired, The New Yorker. In 2018 he published the book Memoria Perdida.