Jerwood/Photoworks Awardee Lua Ribeira, discusses the themes behind her practice, her new work she's produced for the award and her experience of working with mentors as part of the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards.
A group exhibition of work from winners of the second Jerwood/Photoworks Awards shows at Jerwood Space, London 17 January – 11 March 2018 followed by a UK tour including showings at Impressions Gallery and Belfast Exposed.
Lua Ribeira (b.1986, Galicia, Spain) studied Sciences of Information at University of Vigo and Graphic Design at Bau, Escola Superior de Disseny, Barcelona. She graduated in Documentary Photography from the University of South Wales, Newport in 2016. Lua’s work has been awarded the Firecracker Grant 2015, Ditto Press Scholarship 2015, and the Reginald Salisbury Fund 2016 and she was recently shortlisted for the Bar Tur Photobook Award. Lua has participated in The Independent Air Residency, Denmark 2015 and group exhibitions in the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy and Germany.
For more about the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards exhibition opening January 2018, click here.