His challenge is in the details, trying to capture the subtle glimpses of personalities and deep emotions in order to make the audience connect with far away realities and conflicts, such as the disappearing ethnic groups in the Omo Valley region in Ethiopia or the post war generations in Cambodia.
Diego Arroyo Méndez is a Spanish documentary photographer who captures the elusive beauty found in sometimes harsh realities. Over the years, Diego has traveled the world in order to document the people of countries like Cambodia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Kenya or Vietnam with the intention of preserving cultures, honoring traditions and trying to create an intimate connection with the audience.
Throughout his work, the observer connects in a very special way with the most intimate nature of the subject. His work is an exaltation of the universal character of emotions.