Borja Zausen

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His work as a photographer and documentary filmmaker focuses on socio-cultural identity, transmission of knowledge and the incidence of human activity on the planet.

In 2007 he started his “Zero Emission Cinema” program, to reduce and neutralize CO2 emissions from his productions. From September 2013 to the end of 2016, he works in Madrid as commercial filmmaker and as a fashion photographer.

He shoots documentaries in search of coherence and human commitment. Thorough stories of shepherds, farmers, winegrowers and many other artisans with crafts in danger of extinction, he portrays his “contemporary heroes” with the same simplicity as they live.

“Artivist” of the year 2016 for his trajectory of activist art projects committed to society and the environment. (

In September 2016 he founded Nave María, where he promotes a dialogue between society, artists, the environment and gastronomic culture.