The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards are a biennial research and development opportunity supporting three talented individuals working with photography to create new work. They offer a £5,000 bursary with access to a production fund and a pool of international mentors, plus a subsequent national touring group exhibition. The Awards are a collaboration between Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Photoworks, supported by Arts Council England.
Jerwood/Photoworks Awardee Showcase: Alejandra Carles-Tolra
With the Jerwood/Photoworks Awards exhibition opening at the beginning of 2018, we look back at the awardees previous work to consider how they’ve developed. This month we look at Alejandra Carles-Tolra’s bodies of work ‘Fall In’ and ‘The Bears’.
Video Interview with Jerwood/Photoworks Awardee Alejandra Carles-Tolra
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.
Video Interview with Jerwood/Photoworks Awards Mentor Ori Gersht
In this six minute film, celebrated photographer Ori Gersht, who is a mentor for the second Jerwood/Photoworks Awards, discusses the themes behind his practice, the rewards of being a Jerwood/Photoworks Awards mentor and offers some key advice for emerging photographers.