Alba Yruela
Photographer

Alba Yruela (b.1989) comes from the Catalonian región of Empordà, where she developed her passion for nature. Now based in Barcelona, she works in various formats shooting portrait work, still life, fashion editorials and film. Her work has been featured in publications such as Apartamento Magazine, Vogue, Lula or FT Weekend and has exhibited her most personal work in Paris, Los Angeles, London and Barcelona. She has currently published a dozen books, including her main and latest work Diaris 2009-2019, a beautiful and thoughtful testimony of her own intimacy. Where biographical recollection meets work that explores form, colour and light during a period of ten years. She started photographing her surroundings, friends and lovers from an intimate and delicate but direct point of view. Alba works in aspects and moments of a life that has not hesitated to put its richness, complexity, and fragility on display. Over the years, Alba has been driven by some obsession-like motives such as nature, the sky or sea, friendship, her partners or her solitude; the latter depicted in an exemplary and moving way in her multiple self-portraits.

Alba Yruela
Photographer

Alba Yruela (b.1989) comes from the Catalonian región of Empordà, where she developed her passion for nature. Now based in Barcelona, she works in various formats shooting portrait work, still life, fashion editorials and film. Her work has been featured in publications such as Apartamento Magazine, Vogue, Lula or FT Weekend and has exhibited her most personal work in Paris, Los Angeles, London and Barcelona. She has currently published a dozen books, including her main and latest work Diaris 2009-2019, a beautiful and thoughtful testimony of her own intimacy. Where biographical recollection meets work that explores form, colour and light during a period of ten years. She started photographing her surroundings, friends and lovers from an intimate and delicate but direct point of view. Alba works in aspects and moments of a life that has not hesitated to put its richness, complexity, and fragility on display. Over the years, Alba has been driven by some obsession-like motives such as nature, the sky or sea, friendship, her partners or her solitude; the latter depicted in an exemplary and moving way in her multiple self-portraits.

  • Prisma Art Prize 2024
    Deadline Aug 3, 2024
    Prisma Art Prize
    International
    Prisma Art Prize is an art contest born to promote emerging painters and visual artists. As our name and logo suggests, we want to be a prism that refracts all the possible outcomes of the painting process. What we want is to answer a fundamental question in the current artistic context: what does painting mean today? At the base of our project, there is the constant and inclusive research and enhancement of artists from different cultural and educational backgrounds. (more…)
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