Luján Agusti

Photojournalist

Luján Agusti is a visual storyteller based between Mexico and Argentina. Through her work she explores issues related to the Latin American culture and identity. She uses photography as her main language, mixing it with other disciplines to explore stories. Selected for the World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talent Program of South America. In 2017, she has received the Women Photograph + ONA Grant, the Emerging Artist Scholarship Recipient of Lucie Foundation, and the CUARTOSCURO Foundry Scholarship. In 2016, Luján was selected for the XXX Eddie Adams Workshop. 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). Her work has been exhibited internationally, and has been published in 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. In 2016, she published her first photobook "Un montón de ropa" (A pile of clothes).

En Español

Luján Agusti es una fotógrafa y artista visual basada entre México y Argentina. A través de su trabajo explora temas vinculados a la cultura e identidad latinoamericana. Utiliza la fotografía como medio principal apoyándose en otras disciplinas para explorar los límites de sus historias. 6x6 Global Talent Program de World Press Photo para América Latina. En 2017, recibió la Beca Women Photograph + ONA, la Beca Emerging Artist Scholarship the Lucie Foundation y la Beca CUARTOSCURO Foundry. En el 2016, Luján fue seleccionada para el XXX Eddie Adams Workshop. Primer Premio de la convocatoria de fotolibros de Encontros da Imagem (Portugal, 2016). Ganadora de la Beca Roberto Villagraz 2016 de EFTI y del Premio Estímulo Joven de la Bienal de ArtexArte. Nominada para Joop Swart Masterclass (2016, 2017), y seleccionada para First Book Award of MACK Books (2016). Seleccionada para The New York Times Portfolio Review (2017). Seleccionada para la XVII Bienal de Fotografía del Centro de la Imagen (México, 2016). Su trabajo ha sido exhibido internacionalmente, y ha sido publicado en National Geographic, The Washington Post, The New York Times - blog de LENS, The New York Times en Español, The British Journal of Photography, Vice, de Volkskrant, entre otros. En 2016 publicó su primer fotolibro "Un montón de ropa". Pertenece a la Agencia ZUR (Argentina).

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