MCB is an American artist and photographer based in Los Angeles. He became known for his extensive use of an iPhone as a primary reporting device, including during the 2011 Libyan Revolution. This documentation led to the monograph Libyan Sugar (2016)
, which won the Paris Photo First PhotoBook Prize and the ICP Infinity Award for Artist’s book
. While working on assignments in Cuba from 2014-2016, he created the books Yo Soy Fidel
(Damiani, 2018), about the funeral procession of Fidel Castro, and Ondas
(Twin Palms Publishers, 2023), on youth of the Cuban electronic music scene. A National Geographic Photographer since 2004 and a former associate photographer at Magnum Photos, he was the main character of the HBO documentary Witness: Libya
and a contributing cinematographer to several conflict based documentaries. He has exhibited in museums, galleries and exhibitions around the world.