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Documentary photographer currently based in Madrid. Susana has also lived in the UK, Germany and France. She has a multidisciplinary background in Astrophysics, Translation and Fine arts.

Her personal work focuses on travel, memory and the exploration of human emotions. With her images, she aims at provoking discussion and reflection. Her projects also talk about the relationship between people and their environment and the merging of traditions and modernity.

In 2012, she self-published her first dummy el Hombrecino, which has been exhibited in ARCOmadrid International Contemporary Art Fair (2013) and Libros Mutantes Book Fair, Casa Encendida Madrid (2013).

In 2017, she has been selected to participate in Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña and she received an Honourable Mention at the IPA Photography Awards, Climate Change 2016. In 2015, she was finalist of the LensCulture Street Awards with her work on Ethiopia and recipient of the Albarracin Seminar Award with "el Hombrecino". In 2013 she was a finalist at the International Photographic Contest Alliance Française-Fundación Pilar Citoler.

Her images have also been exhibited in places like PhotoEspaña, the Alliance Française, Voies Off Arles and published in media like El País -El Viajero and international online media.

At present she divides her time between long-term documentary projects and undertaking commercial and editorial work.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS
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2017. Athens Photo Festival. Benaki Museum Athens, Greece, 14 June to 30 July 2017

2017. Museo Teknahi. UrbanZientzia, Olatu!!!Talka!!! 2017

2017. Street photography.Blank Wall Gallery. Athens. January 2017

2016. Albarracín Photography and Journalism Meeting, Audiovisual Projections, Iglesia-Auditorio Santa María, Spain

2016. Voies Off Festival, LensCulture, Screening Nights, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles, France

2016. Género y Figura, audiovisual platform for women photographers.

2015. Second Documentary Photography Days, Turkish Photography Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey

2015. LensCulture Documentary Gallery, el Hombrecino

2015. Jornadas de los grandes viajes, ungranviaje.org, Casa del Reloj, Madrid

2014. No comment, PhotoEspaña Meetings, curated by Julián Barón and Alejandro Castellote, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, Spain

2013. Landscapes of the Body / Paysages du Corps, Médiatèque of Biarritz, Biarritz, France

2013. Landscapes of the Body / Paysages du Corps, OpenPHoto PhotoEspaña, Alliance Française Madrid, Spain

2013. III Encuentros Hispánico Art, fundación Hispánico.nl, Zeddam, the Netherlands

2013. Libros Mutantes Book Fair, el Hombrecino, Casa Encendida, Madrid

2013. ARCOmadrid, el Hombrecino, Madrid, España


AWARDS & RECOGNITION
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2017. Selected for Descubrimientos PHE PhotoESPAÑA

2017. Honorable mention, IPA International Photography Awards, Climate Change: Air

2015. Finalist of the LensCulture Street Photography Awards

2015. Recipient, XV Albarracín Photography and Journalism Meeting scholarship, directed by Gervasio Sánchez and organized by Foundation Santa María de Albarracín, Spain

2013. Finalist in Landscapes of the Body / Paysages du Corps International Photographic Contest, Alliance Française-Fundación Pilar Citoler, Madrid

2010. Finalist for the X Albarracín Photography and Journalism Meeting scholarship, directed by Gervasio Sánchez and organized by Foundation Santa María de Albarracín, Spain


EDUCATION
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2010, 2011, 2015, 2016. Seminario de Fotografía y Periodismo de Albarracín

2012. Les Rencontres d'Arles de la Photographie, France

2011. Blankpaper Photography School, Madrid

2004. Diploma on Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, COVER / CORBIS Photo Agency, Madrid

1999. Master's Degree in Physics, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

She has also followed photography workshops with Fosi Vegue, Antonio Xoubanova, Laia Abril, Isabel Muñoz, Gervasio Sánchez, David Jiménez and Nikos Economopoulos, and courses on photojournalism, digital photography and documentary film production.


WORK IN COLLECTIONS AND ARCHIVES
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Collection Alliance Française of Spain

Género y Figura