Miguel Angel de la Cueva (Mexico) The work of photographer Miguel Ángel de la Cueva focuses on the natural and cultural heritage of desert environments. His documentary work has received recognitions form the  National Council for the Arts in his native Mexico and has twice been awarded the council’s Heritage Dispersal grant. His latest book, Oasis of Stone, a photographic representation of Baja California’s deserts with texts by Bruce Berger, won a Silver Medal in the “Nature” category at The Foreword Book of the Year Awards in Expo Book America 2007, and was named “Pick of the Year” by Geotimes Magazine (now Earth Magazine) . Founder of Planeta Península A.C., an NGO focusing on the dissemination of information and the conservation of Baja California’s natural and cultural heritage.
His upcoming book  La Giganta y Guadalupe is an iniciative/partnership with Niparaja A.C. NGO to promote the creation of a 1,500,000 acres Biosphere Reserve in sierras La Giganta y Guadalupe,the  most pristine and rugged wild country in the Baja California peninsula,  this book and travelling exhibit will be launched on fall 2010 along with a travelling exhibit supported by the Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature (FMCN) and Mexico’s National Comission for Natural Protected Areas (CONANP).

Miguel Angel’s Website

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