In 2019, the Botín Centre celebrates the 25th anniversary of Itineraries, the annual exhibition that displays the work of the artists awarded the Botín Foundation’s Visual Arts Grant each year, which has been running since 1993.
Amanda Mustard (b.1990) is an independent photojournalist based in Bangkok, Thailand, and previously Cairo, Egypt. Raised on a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania, she diverted from a future as a marimbist to move to the Middle East to pursue visual journalism.
Mustard is a board member of the Frontline Freelance Register as well as the Foreign Correspondents Club in Thailand, where she is the exhibition curator. Until it’s 2016 close, she was also a member of the Makeshift Magazine editorial board, an independent quarterly magazine about grassroots creativity and invention around the world.
She has received combat medical training through RISC. Mustard is an advocate for the protection and sustainability of the freelance community and gender equality in the media industry.
Mustard has contributed work to clients and publications such as Associated Press, New York Times, Outside Magazine, Monocle, TIME, National Geographic, Le Monde, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, Airbnb, Buzzfeed, GEO, Mashable, The Smithsonian, Ritz Carlton, Chrysler, Facebook, Mondelēz, Colgate, GAVI, WIRED, amongst others.
She is a contributor for Redux Pictures and can be found on the Wonderful Machine roster.