In this seven minute film, Jerwood/Photoworks Awardee Alejandra Carles-Tolra, discusses the themes behind her practice, the basis of the new work she's produced for the award and her experience of being a Jerwood/Photoworks Awardee.
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.
Alejandra Carles-Tolra (b.1988, Spain) Alejandra received a BA in Sociology from the University of Barcelona and a Photography MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Alejandra’s work has been published and exhibited internationally, most recently at Vice, The Huffington Post, Gup Magazine, World Photography Organization, The Independent, Circulation(s) Festival in Paris, and Getty Images Gallery in London. She has taught photography at The University of New Hampshire and Massachusetts College of Art and Design, among other institutions. Alejandra currently collaborates with non-profit organizations as an art workshop facilitator using art and education to empower vulnerable communities.
For more about the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards exhibition opening January 2018, click here.