Daniel Harvey Gonzalez (b. 1997) is a documentary photographer based in the United Kingdom whose practice is concerned with social issues informed by his own lived experience; more specifically he is interested in how environments shape identities and the relationship that exists between person and place. Gonzalez has shown work at the Guernsey Photography Festival, the 71a Gallery in London, and Bene Culture in Birmingham. Selected awards and publications include a commendation in the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, an honourable mention in the 2019 International Photography Awards, a commendation in the 2020 Ian Parry Scholarship and publications with Loose London and Lost Generation Projects. He graduated from the Documentary Photography degree at Cardiff in 2020.
- “Easy Easy”, Issue Two, Vol. Two, Cool Brother, 2018, UK.
- “Loose”, Issue Two, Loose London, 2018, UK.
- “Lost Generation”, Issue Three, Lost Generation Projects, 2018, UK.
- “Hopes, Dreams, Reality”, DIY Youth, 2019, UK.
- “Mezzanine”, collaboratively self-published, 2020 UK.
Awards and Grants
- Commendation in the Sony World Photography Awards, “Riga”, 2016.
- Commendation in the International Photography Awards, 2019.
- Reginald Salisbury Travel Grant, 2019, UK.
- Bright Ideas Den Grant, University of South Wales, 2020, UK.
- GANE Trust Artist Grant, 2020, UK.
- High Commendation in the Ian Parry Scholarship, 2020, UK.
- “Riga”, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, UK.
- “Collection of Student Works”, Guernsey Photography Festival, Channel Islands, UK.
- Extended Diploma in Print Media and Journalism, Southeast Essex College, UK.
- BA in Documentary Photography, University of South Wales, UK.