Edition 2016

Laia Abril

Born 1986, Barcelona, Spain. Lives and works in Barcelona, Spain.
After her journalism degree in Barcelona and photography study in New York, Laia Abril worked at COLORS Magazine as a creative editor. Her projects have been shown internationally including the United States, Canada, UK, China, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, and Spain. Her work is held in private and public collections such as Musée de l’Elysée, Winterthur Museum, and MNAC. She is the author of three books: Thinspiration (2012), Tediousphilia (2014), and The Epilogue (2014), which was highly acclaimed and shortlisted for the ParisPhoto-Aperture First Book Award, Kassel PhotoBook Festival, and PhotoEspaña Best Book Award. Her upcoming book, Lobismuller (RM, 2016), has received the Images Book Award and will be followed by On Abortion (Dewi Lewis, 2017), the first book of her new series project A History of Misogyny.
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture