Psyshe Ricaforte is a Visaya man who live in Cebu island and work as a animal caretaker for a private and rich man in the central mountains of Cebu.
Author: Canary Islands in 1977. I began stringing with EFE, Spain's national news agency.
After that I began to work with several newspapers, Reuters and The Associated Press where I was their official Canary Islands photographer, after I worked in Madrid for AP and now I live in Southeast Asia as a freelance.
I have also collaborated with and had work published in The New York Times, Greenpeace, Interviú, El País, El Mundo, Tiempo, Time Magazine, the International Herald Tribune, Washington Post, USA Today, Der Spiegel, Paris Match, XL Semanal, Magazine de La Vanguardia.
I had some commercial assignments for Burson-Marsteller.
Among some of the most moving assignments I have been on I have to include the refugee camps of the Sahrawi people in northwest Africa in 1995, 2006 and 2011. I was in Kosovo in 1999 and also in the refugee camps of Macedonia and Palestine in 2000. Haiti elections 2010 and cholera epidemic.
I have participated in many memorable exhibitions including the Fotonoviembre collective exhibitions of 2001, 2005 and 2006. One of my projects was to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Saharawi destitution. I have also exhibited at the 2007 Epson Fotofestival at Naarden, Holland.
I participated in the Light Africa Up collective exhibition about african migration toward Europe.
Along with 34 photographers from around the world I exhibited on the theme of war, migrations and starvation in an exhibition called "34 visions against oblivion," an event organised by Doctors of the World in Casa Encendida, Madrid.