About Me

Bio

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 notable ones have been the LensCulture group exhibition at Photo London 2023, a solo show at the Fundació Valvi in Girona in 2022, another solo exhibition at the Festival Mirades in Torroella de Montgrí in 2021, and a collective at the Valid Foto Gallery in Barcelona (OFNI Project, 2019). Among his awards, he received the Top Pick at LensCulture Critics' Choice 2023, the Top 50 at Photolucida Critical Mass 2023, the 3rd place (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 in the VI National Photography Competition Canson Infinity (Spain).

Statement

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.

ARTICLES:

July 2022:
Catorze.cat: El silenci després de la pluja (Silence after the rain)

October, 2018:
On Landscape Magazine #168: Featured Photographer (PDF 5Mb)

June, 2018:
Prodibi Pixel Magazine Interview


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Exhibitions

2024 - "Alone Together: Critical Mass 2023 Top 50". Collective.  Curated by Daniel Boetker-Smith (Director of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Photography). Colorado Photographic Arts Center (Denver)

2024 - "120 artistes. Fons d'art de la Fundació Valvi". Collective. Casa de Cultura de Girona.

2023 - "New Discoveries in Contemporary Photography" LensCulture group Exhibition at Photo London, Somerset House.

2022 - "Shape". Collective. Valid World Hall Gallery, Barcelona. Curated by Zsolt Bátori and Borbála Jász (PH21 Gallery, Budapest). Curator's honourable mention.

2022 - Duo exhibition "Diàlegs: De fang i de llum" with sculptures by artist Mar GorrizSala Dolors Xabé, Sarrià de Ter.

2022 - At the line of human capabilities. Collective. Online exhibition curated by Дарина Хараман.  Download catalogue (PDF 20Mb)

2022 - After the rain. 'Revelar-se'. Sala Mercè Huerta, Fundació Valvi, Girona.

2022 - Deep Inside III. Duo exhitibion with Fernando Castillo at Art en Brut Gallery, Banyoles. 

2021 - Deep Inside III7è Festival Mirades, Castell de la Bisbal d'Empordà.

2020 - 23 Espines. Collective. Fundació Valvi, Girona. 

2019 - OFNI Project. Collective Exhibition. Valid Foto Gallery, Barcelona.  

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.


Fair booths

2024 - London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London. Crane Kalman Brighton.

2023 - The Affordable Art Fair, Autumn, Battersea Park, London. Crane Kalman Brighton.

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