David Palazón


Country: Spain

David Palazón is an award-winning documentary photographer, filmmaker, designer and artist from Barcelona. Driven by a curious nature for exploration, his work is a continuous enquiry into the human condition. In 2008, David embarked on a life-changing journey in Timor-Leste, capturing the country’s surreal and sublime nature.

Supported by the Embassy of Spain & Institute Cervantes. 

David Palazón adalah seorang Fotografer dokumenter pemenang penghargaan, Pembuat film, Perancang, dan Seniman yang berasal dari Barcelona. Didorong oleh sifat penasaran untuk bereksplorasi, karyanya merupakan sebuah penyelidikan terus menerus terhadap kondisi manusia. Pada tahun 2008, David memulai perjalanan yang mengubah hidupnya di Timor-Leste, menangkap alam tidak nyata dan sublim di negara ini.

Didukung oleh Embassy of Spain & Institute Cervantes.

Appearing in

Art Exhibit: Timor Runguranga

David Palazón’s curious nature and unique sense of humor bring us close into the hearts and lives of the Timorese people, capturing the fleeting, incidental moments of those he met …


Book Launch: Timor Ranguranga

Eight years in the making, Timor Runguranga is an epic photobook taking you on an unforgettable journey through the wild, wild east of Timor-Leste. An uncut diamond at the edge …


Main Program: Preserving Culture

Modern political, economic and social factors pose significant threat to Indigenous and traditional cultures. But keeping in touch with tradition isn’t only the work of elders and anthropologists. These young …


Festival Club @ Bar Luna: Boneca de Ataúro

The first stop-motion film from the nation of Timor-Leste follows the story of rag doll Ataurina, who takes an adventurous journey across Ataúro island, 25km north of Dili. Featuring the …