Laia Abril Biography

LAIA ABRIL

Née en 1986, Barcelone, Espagne
Vit à Barcelone, Espagne

EXPOSITIONS PERSONNELLES

2017
  • On Abortion, City of Women, Ljubjiana, Slovénie
  • Lobismuller, Museo Municipal de Ourense, Ourense, Espagne
  • Menstruation Myths Festival PhotoReporter, Saint Brieuc, France
  • Lobismuller, Fotoleggendo, Rome, Italie
2016
  • On Abortion Photo Istanbul, Turquie
  • On Abortion, Les Rencontres d’Arles, France
  • Lobismuller Images Festival, Vevey, Suisse
  • The Asexuals Project, Galerie im Taxispalais, Vienna, Autriche
2015
  • On Eating Disorders, Docfield Festival, Barcelone, Espagne
  • Tediousphilia, Musée de l’Elysée, Laussanne, Suisse
  • The Epilogue, 001 Gallery, Roma, Italie
2013
  • Thinspiration, Contraluz Gallery, Pamplona, Espagne
2010
  • Femme Love, Studio la Città Gallery, Verone, Italie

EXPOSITIONS COLLECTIVES

2018
  • Vigilance,Struggle,Pride, Umetnostna galerija Maribor, Slovénie
2017
  • Swing State, Rojas + Rubensteen Gallery, Miami, US
  • The Epilogue, Setba Gallery, Barcelona, Espagne
  • Las17 part of Fotopress, CaixaForum, Barcelone, Espagne
  • Las17 part of Fotopress, CaixaForum, Madrid, Espagne
  • Photobook Phenomenon, CCCB, Barcelone, Espagne
  • Up to now, Fotografia Europea, ReggioEmilia, Italie
2016
  • Situations #45, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Suisse
  • Nuevos relator fotográficos, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelone, Espagne
  • Femenine Masculine, Photo50, London Art Fair, UK
  • Mapping the Body, Taxispalais Gallery, Innsbruck, Vienne
2015
  • Thinspiration, Mois de la Photo, Montreal, Canada
  • (No)Privacy exhibition, Fotodok, Utrecht, Pays-Bas
  • When we share more than ever Museum Fur Kunst und Gewerbe, PhotoTriennale, Hamburg, Allemagne
  • Afterlife, Athens PhotoFestival, Athènes, Grèce
  • Under 35, IvoryPress, Madrid, Espagne
  • Do you hear me Fotodok, Utrecht, Pays-Bas
2014
  • On Identity, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, New York
  • Fotografía 2.0, PhotoEspaña Festival, Madrid, Espagne
  • Body Conscious Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, Old Westbury, New York
  • I ARTIST, PhotoFestiwal, Łódź, Pologne
2013
  • From Here On, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona
2010
  • Ian Parry Getty Gallery, Londres, UK
  • Domèstic Caja Madrid, Barcelona, Espagne

PRIX

2017
  • ICP-Infinity Awards, Artist book nomination
  • ICP-Infinity Awards, Emergent talent nomination
  • Visionary Award, nominée
  • Catchlight Grant, nominée
  • Foam Paul Huf Award, nominée
  • ICP-Infinity Awards, Art, nominée
  • Best PhotoBook, PhotoEspaña, finaliste
2016
  • Prix de la Photo Madame Figaro-Rencontres Arles
  • Fotopres Grant
  • Revelación Award PhotoEspaña
2015
  • Festival Images, Book Award
  • Best PhotoBook, PhotoEspaña, finaliste
  • Foam Paul Huf Award, nominée
2014
  • Aperture, First Book Award, shortlistée
  • EPF Burn Magazine, finaliste
  • Joop Swart Masterclass, nominée
2013
  • Prix Pictet, pré-sélectionnée
  • Kassel Dummy Award, shortlistée
  • Center Juror’s Choice Award
  • PhotoLucida Critical Mass, nominée
  • Magnum Foundation, nominée
2012
  • EPF Burn Magazine, finaliste
  • Joop Swart Masterclass, nominated
  • Lumix Prix Photojournalism, finaliste
  • Pla(t)Form, FotoMuseum Winterthur
  • Fotovisura, finaliste
2010/11
  • Lago Film Fest, International Selection
  • ANI prix, sélectionnée
  • Ian Parry Award, finaliste
  • Albarracín Festival, scholarship
2009
  • Ian Parry Award, finaliste

RESIDENCES

2015
  • VU, Artist Residency
2009
  • FABRICA, scholarship

PUBLICATIONS

2015
  • The Epilogue, FotoColectanea, Barcelone
2014
  • The Epilogue, Aperture-Paris Photo, Paris
  • The Epilogue, Aperture-Paris Photo, Tokyo
  • The Epilogue, Aperture-Paris Photo, New York
  • The Epilogue, Foto Colectanea, Barcelone
  • Thinspiration Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid
  • Thinspiration SiFest, Savignano, Italie
2013
  • Tediousphilia Dummy, Mia — Image Art Fair, Milan, Italie
  • Tediousphilia Dummy, Photo Ireland Festival, Dublin
  • Tediousphilia Dummy, Le Bal Gallery, Paris
  • Tediousphilia Dummy, PhotoBook Festival, Kassel, Allemagne
  • Thinspiration, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelone
  • Thinspiration Award Exhibition, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France
2012
  • Thinspiration PhotoNOLA Festival, New Orleans, USA
  • Thinspiration Tiff Festival, Krakow, Pologne

SELECTION PRESSE

On Abortion
Aperture Magazine, Karen Archey
BJP, Izabela Radwanska Zhang
Huck Magazine, Andrea Kurland
FishEye, Marie Moglia
The Eyes Magazine
The Cut, Sarah Moroz
Le Monde, Claire Guillot
The Guardian, Sean O’Hagan
ARTE, 21’
The New Yorker, Moira Donegan
El Pais, Alex Vicente
Grazia, Phillipe Azoury
Internazionale, Rosy Santella
Gup, Katherine O. Matthews
VICE, Emily Gosling
Vogue, Chiara Bardelli
L’oeil de la photographie

The Epilogue
The Guardian, Sean O’Hagan
Conscientious, Jörg Colberg
The Telegraph, Claire Holland
PhotoEye, Adam Bell
TPG, Joanna Creswell
Emaho, Douglas Stockdale
Gup, Katherine O. Matthews
YET Mag, Mariella Amabilia
Collector Daily, Loring Knoblauch
1000 Words, Tom Claxton
New Republic, Molly Mirhashem
Lens Culture, Alexander Strecker
L’Oeil, Laurent Cornet
Refinery 29, Hayley MacMillen

Menstruation Myths
Catherine Mallaval, Liberation

Lobismuller
Le Courrier, Bertrand Tappolet
Gup Magazine, Erik Vroons
El Pais (Babelia), Gloria Crespo
BJP, Charlotte Jansen
Vogue, Chiara Bardelli
Collector Daily, Loring Knoblauch
American Suburbx, Brad Feuerhelm
1000 words, Natasha Christia
1000 words, Tim Clark

Tediousphilia
EXTRA19, Federica Chiocchetti
BJP, Federica Chiocchetti
European Photography, Arianna Rinaldo

Thinspiration
New York Times, Aileen Jacobson
Else Magazine, Joan Fontcuberta
Fundació Carulla, Joan Fontcuberta
BJP, Olivier Laurent
Private Magazine, Anna Mola
PDN, Megan Ahearn

Workshops et lectures

2018

Lecture, Le Bal, Paris
Lecture, The Photographers Gallery, Londres, UK
Workshop, The Photographers Gallery, Londres, UK
Lecture, Creative.net, Barcelone, Espagne

2017

Guest teacher, School of Visual Arts, New York, USA
Guest teacher, Parsons University, New York, USA
Lecture, Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Paris, France
Lecture, RISD, Rhode Island, USA
Workshop, CEPV, Vevey, Suisse
Workshop, Palau Macaya, Barcelone, Espagne
Panel discussion, FOAM, Les Rencontres d’Arles
Lecture, Fotoleggendo, Rome, Italie
Panel discussion, Setba Gallery, Barcelone, Espagne
Panel discussion, Escola Europea d’Humanitats, Barcelone, Espagne
Lecture, La Hydra, Mexico
Lecture, Jaipur Photo Festival, Jaipur, Inde
Workshop, University of Communication, Seville, Espagne
Lecture, Officina Fotografica, Rome, Italie
Workshop, Officina Fotografica, Milan, Italie
Lecture, Valid Foto Gallery, Barcelone, Espagne
Lecture, Soho House, Barcelone, Espagne

2016

Workshop, RMIT University, Kathmandu, Népal
Lecture, RMIT University, Kathmandu, Népal
Workshop, Lens School, Madrid, Espagne
Guest teacher, EFTI, Madrid, Espagne
Workshop, Valongo Festival, Santos, Brazil
Lecture, Valongo Festival, Santos, Brésil
Lecture, FABRICA, Treviso, Italie
Panel discussion, Les Rencontres d’Arles
Lecture, La Fabrica, Madrid, Espagne
Lecture, Kabk University, The Hague, Pays-Bas
DONE Seminar, FotoColectania, Barcelone

2015

Workshop, Camera Arts, Luzern, Suisse
Workshop, SpazioLabo, Bologna, Italie
Workshop, LePhotobookFest, Paris
Lecture, Camera Arts, Luzern, Suisse
Lecture, Parsons University, New York, US
Lecture, Mois de la Photo, Canada
Lecture, Vu, Quebec, Canada
Lecture, Fotodok, Utrecht, Pays-Bas
Panel Discussion, Fotodok, Utrecht, Pays-Bas
Guest Teacher, IDEP, Barcelone
Guest Teacher, El Observatorio, Barcelone

2014

Lecture, PhotoBookFest, Paris
Guest Lecturer, University of Communication, Seville, Espagne

2013

Artist talk, SUNY College at Old Westbury, New York
Guest Teacher, School of Visual Arts, New York
Guest Teacher, IDEP, Barcelone
Workshop, El Observatorio, Barcelone

2012

Panel Discussion, Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelone
Guest Teacher, El Observatorio, Barcelone
Lecture, British Journal of Photography, Arles, France
Lecture, Ojo de Pez PhotoMeeting, BarcelonaePanel Discussion, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelone

Monographics

2017

On Abortion, Dewi Lewis

2016

Lobismuller, RM-Image Festival

2014

Tediousphilia; Musée de l’Elysée
The Epilogue, Dewi Lewis Publishing

2012

Thinspiration Fanzine, Self-published

Catalogues

2017

Photobook Phenomenon, RM
Up to Now, FABRICA

2016

Laia Abril, Photobolsillo, La Fabrica
Nuevos Relatos Fotográficos, La Fabrica
Mapping the body, TaxisPalais Gallery

2015

Post-Photographic Condition Mois de la Photo
Under 35 IvoryPress
When we share more than ever, Museum Fur Kunst und Gewerbe

2013

From Here On Arts Santa Mònica, RM
Diccionario de fotógrafos Españoles, La Fábrica

Museum collections

2017

FRAC; Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France

2016

Madame Figaro-Arles collection, France

2015

MNAC; Barcelone, Espagne

2014

Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Suisse

2013

Fotomuseum Winterthur, Suisse

Laia Abril

Contemporary

Publishing, photography

Spanish artist born in Barcelone, Spain. 

Localisation
Barcelone, Spain
Website
www.laiaabril.com/
Themes
Adolescence

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