Xoan Piñon born in La Coruña in 1951, is a professional photographer, musician and member of Galician music group DOA.
Bachelor of Medicine in 1975 from the University of Santiago de Compostela. Self-taught photographer since 1977, he became known with the “Illuminated” series, in his beginnings he combines graphic design with photography.
Starting in 1982 he alternates professional photography with his collections of author. His work varies in content and form; a restlessness for experimentation, finding the interiorization in portrait and a sincere and poetic narrative, coexist with dives in the most inhospitable worlds of human consciousness.
Vocational musician who has made numerous recordings with DOA (popular music and medieval Galician) and has collaborated with other artists.