Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born in Chubut, Argentina. Lujan currently lives and works between Mexico and Argentina developing long-term projects. Through her work she explores issues related to the construction of identity in relation to the territories and places we inhabit, focusing specially in religion and beliefs. She uses photography as her main language but supports it with other disciplines – such as embroidery, painting, collage – to analyze the media. She has been awarded the Roberto Villagraz Scholarship, Spain (2016). Received First Prize in the Book Call of Encontros da Imagem Festival, Portugal (2016). Second Prize in MEC (Museo en los Cerros) Award, Argentina (2017). Shortlisted in FELIFA-FOLA International Award, Argentina (2016). Nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass of World Press Photo (2016), Nominated for MACK First Book Award (2016), Selected for the 2016 Biennial of the Centro de la Imagen de Mexico (2016), Selected for 10x10 Photobooks CLAP Exhibition (2016), Awarded the Young Encouragement Award of ArtexArte Biennial (2015), Selected for the Seminar of Contemporary Photography of Centro de la Imagen, Mexico (2015), Selected for the NS Photography Exchange, Argentina/Canada (2014). Her work has been exhibited in individual and collective exhibitions worldwide; and published in international media such as The New York Times - Lens, The British Journal of Photography, Vice, LAT Photo Magazine, Emaho Magazine, MUD Magazine, among others. She is member of Agencia ZUR (Argentina), and is represented by Native Agency (Colombia/Neatherlands) In 2016 she launched her frst self-published book “Un montón de ropa”. Apart from her work as a photographer she produces the international photography festival SAN JOSE FOTO in Uruguay.
2017 - MEC (Museo en los Cerros), Argentina, 2016 - Encontros da Imagem Book Call, Portugal, 2016 - Roberto Villagraz Scholarship, EFTI, Spain, 2015 - Estímulo Joven ArtexArte Award, Argentina