About - Elena Sol
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About

Me and my work

I was born in a marvellous island (Tenerife, Spain,1973).

Since I was a child all my world was colour, and shadow, and tales, under the palms, the quaternary forests and the volcano shape.

I remember myself in silence, pencil and paper in my hands, devouring books and drawing scenarios.

After finishing my Fine Art studies I was travelling and photographing faraway for long periods of time: that increased my love for the “racconto”.

Then I realised that photography was the way that will help me to understand, to create, to cacht the worlds in my mind, making them of “real images”.

CV

Graduate in Fine Art, from the ULL (University of La Laguna) 1996.

Workshops with Javier Vallhonrat, Valentín Vallhonrat, Eduardo Momeñe, José Manuel Navia, Matías Costa and Elina Brotherus (2010-2016).

Specialist Course in Contemporary Photography 2013 and Annual Course on Development of Photographic Projects Photo+ 2014 with Monica Lozano.

Chosen for PHOTOESPAÑA 2015 Discoveries.

Selected for GYF, Género y Figura 2015.

Individual exhibition in Lens School of Visual Art October 2015/February 2016, MADRID.

Finalist at NEXO FOTO Iberoamericano 2016.

Three Honorable mention at MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS-MIFA 2016.

One Honorable mention at TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS-TIFA 2016.

Chosen for PHOTOESPAÑA 2017 Discoveries.

Selected for VOIES OFF AWARDS PRIX – ARLES 2017

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