Escritor, cineasta y fotógrafo, (Barcelona 1951) is a writer and photographer who has always been fascinated by Africa and the Middle East. In 1995 he publishes Los oasis de Egipto. In 1998 Mil y una voces, a book of conversations with Arab artists and intellectuals of both sides of the Mediterranean. Viaje al país de las almas a visual and written testimony of the African world of animism. In 2006 Los árabes del mar, his book explores the journeys of the old sailors of the Arabian coast. Directs a documentary film Retorno al país de las almas about animism in Ivory Coast. In 2011 publishes Socotra, La isla de los genios. In 2013 produces Komian about ancestral beliefs and in 2015 the cinematográfic version of Socotra.