Jaume Llorens was born in Porqueres, near Girona, Catalonia in 1966. Fond of photography since he was a teenager. In 2014 he took part in his first collective exhibition. The most remarkable ones have been the LensCulture group exhibition at Photo London 2023, a solo exhibition in 2022 at the Fundació Valvi in Girona, a solo exhibition at the Festival Mirades in Torroella de Montgrí in 2021 and a collective one at the Valid Foto Gallery in Barcelona (OFNI Project, 2019). Among his awards, the Top Pick at LensCulture Critics' Choice 2023, the 3rd place winner (singles) at the LensCulture Black & White Awards 2022, the selection of his portfolio 'Deep Inside' at the Barcelona International Photography Awards, BIPA, 2019 and the 3rd prize of the VI National Photography Competition Canson Infinity (Spain).
My work is the result of moments of silence observing nature and the surrounding landscape. An intimate and contemplative approach to celebrate its beauty or the magic it gives us. An attempt to convey the emotional or aesthetic impact that this contact provokes; or sometimes to reflect more or less explicitly my own emotional landscape. I feel comfortable with simple, sometimes very minimal images that suggest rather than explain. And infinitely happy when someone recognises traces of poetry in my photographs.
Catorze.cat: El silenci després de la pluja (Silence after the rain)
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2023 - "New Discoveries in Contemporary Photography" LensCulture group Exhibition at Photo London, Somerset House, 10-14 May 2023
2022 - After the rain. 'Revelar-se'. Sala Mercè Huerta, Fundació Valvi, Girona.
2018 - 'La vida que s'esfuma'. Collective exhibition at Al Ras Petit Festival.
2018 – ‘Around Me (triptychs)'. Biblioteca Comarcal del Pla de l’Estany.
2017 – ‘La setena cara del dau’ (The Seventh Side of the Dice). Exhibition of the collective Photogènika at l’Altell, Banyoles.
2017 – Gartstròmia. Restaurant Més Vilar. Porqueres. Collective exhibition.
2016 – ‘Deep Inside‘. Càrdia. Pl. Josep Pla, 4. Girona.
2015 – ‘Voltant l’Estany‘. Biblioteca Comarcal del Pla de l’Estany.
2015 – ‘La lentitud’ (The Slowness). Exhibition of the collective Photogènika, at the Eat Art room of the Lluís Coromina Foundation, in Banyoles.
2015 – ‘Plein Air’. Exhibition of the collective Photogènika at l’Altell, Banyoles
2014 – ‘Els Plaers Menuts‘ (The small pleasures). Ca la Flora. Banyoles. Joint exhibition with Harold Abellan, commisioned by Manoli Mansilla.
2014 – Photogènika. Ca la Flora. Banyoles. Collective exhibition.
2014 – Collective exhibitions of photographers from Pla de l’Estany, at Palol de Revardit Castle, during the 20th anniversary of the Sindicat de la imatge.