Born in Barcelona in 1984, Raül Clemente earned his B.A. in Humanities and his Postgraduate Diploma in Photojournalism from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). Since 2010 he has been working as a freelance documentary photographer and videographer. He is the co-founder of BokehronProjects, an audio-visual production company, and the promoter of the photo project “24 horas conmigo”.
He has travelled around the world for his photographic projects. His photography covers issues of social nature such as migration, human rights, gender, and politics.
Raül has participated in individual and group exhibitions. His multimedia essay "Shameful Island" was awarded at POY LATAM 2017. In 2016 "Shameful Island" was selected at the 5th LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism in Hannover. In 2015 he was awarded in the photography section in the Sample Audiovisual Anthropology Madrid (MAAM) based at the National Museum of Anthropology. Among other awards, in 2014 and 2013 he received the runner-up prize at the young photojournalism festival VISA OFF in Perpignan for his work on the abuse of women in Cairo and the social crisis in Japan respectively. He was also one of the finalists at the Josep Mª Pérez Molinos XIII Awards with a picture of the 2011 demonstrations in Tel Aviv, Israel.
He has been complementing his education by completing several courses on photo reportage at institutions like IEFC or RUIDO PHOTO, and by attending to diverse seminars and workshops like the one on Photography and Journalism in Albarracín. He has also been expanding his training with more specific courses such as the Freelance Journalism in Conflict Zones.
Raül is currently working as a photojournalist and documentary maker. At the same time, he develops diverse audio-visual productions for BokehronProjects and creates his own photo documentary pieces.