Neus Solà Neus Solà

Bio

Neus Solà (1984) is a documentary photographer born and based in Barcelona. She graduated with a degree in Humanities, had a diploma in Fine Arts and obtained an MA in Visual Anthropology. Her work encompasses long-term photography projects focusing on the issues of identity, gender, and territory from an anthropological perspective.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019_Poupées - Fotolimo Festival, Grande Salle Communale, Mairie de Cerbère, France
2019_Poupées - Centro de Arte Tomás Valiente, Fuenlabrada Museum, Madrid, Spain
2019_Poupées - Lumínic Festival, Ateneu Santcugatenc, Sant Cugat del Vallés, Spain
2018_Poupées - Centre Cívic Can Basté, Barcelona, Spain
2017_Poupées - Barjola Museum, curated by Chema Conesa, Gijón, Spain
2017_Poupées - Festival ManifestO, Toulouse, France

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2019_"Luft", [wa:|wa:] Festival, Kabawil, Düsseldorf, Germany
2019_"Salvoconducto", Participatory dynamic about the borders, Fotolimo Festival, Portbou, Spain
2019_"Poupées", Les Boutographies, Projection du Jury (screening), Montpellier, France
2018_"Equal in Rights" travelling exhibition, Abogacía Española, Madrid, Spain
2018_"Poupées", ArtPhotoBcn, La Capella, Barcelona, Spain
2018_"Poupées", Les coups de coeur des Festivals Européens (screening), Festival Circulations, Paris, France
2017_"Caprichosos Destellos de Belleza", ArtCage Gallery, FotoMéxico Festival, D.F. México
2017_"Poupées" - Atlántica Colectivas, Fotonoviembre Festival, Tenerife, Spain
2017_"Images d'Elles", IWPA travelling exhibition in Dubai, New Delhi, Port-Said, Cairo, Alexandria, Paris, Toulouse, Marseille, Riyadh, Lahore, Islamabad and Kuwait.
2017_"Poupées", exhibition and sale at the UTOPIA Photo Market. Barcelona, Spain
2017_"Twelve", curated by Natasha Christia. La Nau Bostik, Barcelona
2016_"Poupées", Exhibition and sale at the VIPHOTO Photo Fair. Amárica Gallery, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

PUBLICATIONS 

2019_"Poupées", i-D Spain Magazine, Vice, España
2018_"De niña a mujer gitana, un viaje al control patriarcal",
Diario Público, España
2018_"Poupées", Clavoardiendo Magazine by Agencia Zoom, España
2018_"Wounds of War", Edge of Humanity Magazine, US
2017_"Poupées: l'historie d'une existence contrastée", Fisheye Magazine, Paris, France
2017_"Lentes divergentes #4: Poupées", Inquire Magazine, Paris, France
2017_"The Balkan Song", Float Photo Magazine, New York, US
2017_"Poupées", NEWS Magazine, Afoco, Cordoba, Spain
2015_KIKAN MINZOKU-GAKU, Magazine of Ethnographic Studies. Cultural Foundation of Senri (Osaka), Japan
2012/2014_LA DIRECTA Journal, mixed publications combining texts and photographs about several reports. Barcelona

GRANTS & AWARDS

2019_[wa:|wa:] Festival (selected), Kabawil, Düsseldorf, Germany
2019_XXXII Eddie Adams Workshop (selected), New York, United States
2019_Prix HSBC pour la Photographie (finalist), Paris, France
2018_Burn Emerging Photographer Fund (shortlisted), Burn Magazine, USA
2018_VII Photo Agency Workshop (selected), Eyes in Progres, Barcelona, Spain
2017_PhotogrVphy Grant (finalist), Culture Nominee Award, London, United Kingdom
2017_Lucie Foundation (shortlisted), Emerging Scholarship, USA
2017_Bob Books Photobook Award (finalist), British Journal of Photography, UK
2017_Nuevos Talentos Scholarship (recipient), Encuentros Fotográficos de Gijón , Spain
2017_Descubrimientos PHotoESPAÑA (selected), Madrid, Spain
2017_Photosalon Window Exhibition (recipient), Landskroma Foto Festival, Sweden
2017_Festival ManifestO (recipient), Toulouse, France
2017_International Women Photographers Award IWPA (finalist), Arab Emirates
2017_Joan Cabanes-Alibau Scholarship (honorable mention), Qgat-Foto, Sant Cugat, Spain
2016_Fòrum Fotogràfic Can Basté Scholarship (honorable mention), Barcelona, Spain
2016_VIPHOTO Photo Fair (selected), Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
2015_Docs Cooperants Scholarship (finalist), Casa Sagnier, Barcelona, Spain
2013_Young Values Film Festival (honorable mention), Plataforma per la Família Catalunya-ONU 2013, Barcelona, Spain
2012_CLIC Audiovisual Photojournalism Sholarship (winner), Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain