The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards are for artists using photography as a core part of their work. Supported by a group of mentors, look the first award winners, and Joanna Piotrowska, prostate Tereza Zelenkova & Matthew Finn were given £5,000 to contribute towards creating new work.

Joanna Piotrowska’s work explores anxiety and the effects of global and political events on the individual. Tereza Zelenkova has travelled to her native Czech Republic to explore themes of history, local legend and folklore. Matthew Finn has been photographing his mother in a series of collaborative portraits since 1987.

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Open Eye Gallery

Jerwood/Photoworks Awards
28 October – 18 December 2016