Jaime Serra

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jaime serra

infography and ilustration director

from barcelona communicating to the world

Jaime Serra Palou, born in Lleida in 1964, is a multidisciplinary artist, columnist and journalist who is currently the director of computer graphics and illustration of La Vanguardia.

Image 1: ‘Vida Sexual de Una Pareja Estable‘ Courrier International, Francia. Abril, 2013
Image 2: ‘Datos en los bolsillos‘ La Nación, Argentina. Septiembre, 2018

In recent years, its activity is at the forefront of journalism and artistic practices using infographics as a tool and data as raw material. As part of the same conceptual strategy, it combines exhibitions in contemporary art spaces with the regular publication of these same proposals adapted to editorial formats, in mass media that are far removed from artistic intentions such as the Spanish newspapers La Vanguardia or the French weekly Courrier International.

He is currently a regular contributor to the newspapers El Mundo (Spain) and O Globo (Brazil). He has been a columnist and director of Infographic and Illustration of La Vanguardia from October 2007 to January 2018. His period in the Argentine newspaper Clarín (1995/2001) is recognized as a revolution in the infographic language, both for aesthetic criteria and for the extension of themes considered genre.

His work has been exhibited in the most important museums in the world and has been recognized with more than a hundred awards and distinctions SND, SPD, Malofiej and Laus, being recognized in March 2012 as’ The most influential infographist in the world in the period 1992/2012 ‘by the Society For News Design, the largest and most prestigious organization of visual journalism. Graffica Award 2013.

His period in the Argentine newspaper Clarín (1995/2001) is recognized as a revolution in the infographic language, both for aesthetic criteria and for the extension of themes considered genre.

El Financiero, México. July, 2018

He has worked, among others, for: El Periódico de Catalunya, Vocento Group, Tele 5, El Mundo Deportivo (Spain); Clarín, La Nación, La Voz del Interior, Olé (Argentina); El Comercio, La República (Peru); The Observer (Uruguay); Panorama (Venezuela); Diario de Noticias, Jornal de Noticias (Portugal); Editora Abril, O Dia, Folha de Sao Paulo (Brazil); Corriere Della Sera, Il Sole 24 Ore, Gazzetta dello Sport, La Stampa (Italy); The Independent (United Kingdom); National Geographic Magazine (USA)

Don’t miss the masterclass by Jaime Serra and his conferència at CongrésGràfic at GRADA inside graphispag:

  • Masterclass – Jaime Serra:
    Tuesday 26 of March, from 11:15 to 12 h.
    “Infographics. From explaining to telling”
  • Conference – Jaime Serra:
    Tuesday 26 of March, from 16 to 18 h.
    “From explaining to telling”

View the programm of conferences and Masterclass of GRADA Congrés Gràfic.

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