Rodrigo Orrantia, Associate Mentor for the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015 takes over the Photoworks Instagram account, August, 2015.

Rodrigo joins an impressive line up of previous guest editors to takeover our Instagram Account, sharing what they’ve been up to and what’s been catching their eye over five days.

Take a look at some of his brilliant posts and videos below.

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Rodrigo Orrantia

Rodrigo Orrantia is an art historian and curator based in London. After finishing the Contemporary and Historical Photography MA at Sotheby’s Institute London, he has worked for public and private galleries and museums developing exhibition programmes and publication projects. He has recently been appointed on the board of Trustees of the Institute of International Visual Arts, London. His main interest is photography as an expanding field, exploring connections with film, sculpture, text, sound and localised performance.

Hi everyone, @rodrigoorrantia here. All ready for my #photoworks_uk #instagramtakeover starting tomorrow! Keep your eyes peeled for studio visits, #photobook reviews and previews of top #photography exhibitions, (plus you’ll discover who’s behind this mysterious image!)

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The fascinating Freshwater Circle, including my favourites Lord Tennyson, Charles Darwin and Virginia Woolf, at Dimbola Lodge #isleofwight former home of #photographer #juliamargaretcameron celebrating her 200th birthday, closing day of my #JPA15 @photoworks_uk #instagramtakeover by @rodrigoorrantia

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Read more about the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015 here

Jerwood/Photoworks Awards 2015

Each artist has received an award of £5,000 to support the making of new work for exhibition, with a significant production fund and mentoring support. The three artists will present their work in a group exhibition as part of the Jerwood Visual Arts programme opening at Jerwood Space in November 2015 and touring to other partner venues including Impressions Gallery, Bradford.

For more information and to see more of Rodrigo’s work, visit his website here.

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