Joan Bardeletti is a french photographer based in Barcelona.
He received a World Press Photo in 2010, a Getty Grant award in 2011 for an on-going project on Gays in Africa, he received a Bourse du Talent award for Reportage in 2012 for his photo essay Black Snow. The Bibliothèque Nationale de France (BNF) presented an exhibition of his work during 2 months in 2011 and then in 2013 and bought some of his images for its iconographic found.
He is the author of the book « Petite Prospérité » (Small wealth) on African Middle Classes published by Images en manœuvre in 2011, and he published a book « I am not cheese boy » on the photo essay he produced on food in South Africa.
Between 2014 and 2016, he made a new project, in photo and film on African SMEs that promote the economic development of their continent.
Between 2015 and 2017, he made a documentary commission on the actions of the Red Cross in France.
He works regularly in assignment for press publications in France and the world such as Géo Magazine, Le Monde, Stern, Marie Claire, l’Espresso as well as for Corporate companies, Institutions or NGO… In 2019, he produced the visuals for the Air Force recruitment campaign.