B. 1978, Bidasoaldea, Spain. Currently based in Bilbao and South France.
For many years he has been focusing on alpine activities and portrait top alpinist and climbers in several countries such as Pakistan, Nepal, Canada, New Zealand…
In the year 2017 during an expedition in Pakistan’s Karakoram, he got involved in the rescue of an alpinist in need. A photograph taken by Arkaitz helped to locate the missing alpinist. It was a turning point in his career, altering his craft and the purpose of his work, adding new layers of meaning beyond the merely aesthetic view. A new approach which raises questions and reflections.
He combines personal photography and video projects with commercial and editorial assignments.
Available for commissions & assignments.
ark [@] arksaiz.com
+34 647 016 759
Photo Credit: Raquel Meyers