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Luján Agusti

Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina, 1986. National Geographic Explorer. Luján is a documentary photographer and visual storyteller currently based in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.  Through her work she explores the Latin American culture and identity in a quest for the empowerment of her region. She uses photography as her main language but includes other disciplines such as collage, painting, and alternative development processes to deepen the conceptual content of her narratives. 

In 2018 she received  a National Geographic Grant and a IWMF Fellowship. She was selected for the World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talent Program of South America.  In 2017 she received the Women Photograph + ONA Grant, the Emerging Artist Scholarship of Lucie Foundation, and the CUARTOSCURO/Foundry Scholarship. That year she attended the XXX Eddie Adams Workshop. 

In 2016 she was awarded First Prize of the Book Call of Encontros da Imagem (Portugal, 2016). Recipient of the 2016 Roberto Villagraz Fellowship of EFTI and the Young Stimulus Prize of the ArtexArte Biennial. Nominated for Joop Swart Masterclass (2016, 2017), and selected for the First Book Award of MACK Books (2016). Selected for the New York Times Portfolio Review (2017). Selected for the XVII Photography Biennial of Centro de la Imagen (Mexico, 2016). She published her first photobook "Un montón de ropa" (A pile of clothes).

Her work has been exhibited internationally in China, India, Spain, Canada, United States, Mexico, Argentina, and has been published in international media outlets such as National Geographic, The Washington Post,The New York Times - LENS blog, The New York Times en Español, The British Journal of Photography, Vice, de Volkskrant, among others. 

Luján Agusti

USHUAIA, ARGENTINA • +54.9.11.4074.9716 • lujan@primecollective.com

 

 
Photo by Marcus Yam

Photo by Marcus Yam

About

Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina, 1986. National Geographic Explorer. Luján is a documentary photographer and visual storyteller currently based in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Through her work she explores the Latin American culture and identity in a quest for the empowerment of her region. She uses photography as her main language but includes other disciplines such as collage, painting, and alternative development processes to deepen the conceptual content of her narratives. 

In 2018 she received a National Geographic Grant and an IWMF Fellowship. She was selected for the World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talent Program of South America. In 2017 she received the Women Photograph + ONA Grant, the Emerging Artist Scholarship of Lucie Foundation, and the CUARTOSCURO/Foundry Scholarship. That year she attended the XXX Eddie Adams Workshop. 

In 2016 she was awarded First Prize of the Book Call of Encontros da Imagem (Portugal, 2016). Recipient of the 2016 Roberto Villagraz Fellowship of EFTI and the Young Stimulus Prize of the ArtexArte Biennial. Nominated for Joop Swart Masterclass (2016, 2017), and selected for the First Book Award of MACK Books (2016). Selected for the New York Times Portfolio Review (2017). Selected for the XVII Photography Biennial of Centro de la Imagen (Mexico, 2016). She published her first photobook "Un montón de ropa" (A pile of clothes).

Her work has been exhibited internationally in China, India, Spain, Canada, United States, Mexico, Argentina, and has been published in international media outlets such as National Geographic, The Washington Post, The New York Times - LENS blog, The New York Times en Español, The British Journal of Photography, Vice, de Volkskrant, among others. 

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