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  • BIO

    Jordi Ruiz Cirera is a documentary photographer from Barcelona based in London. He first studied design at Elisava school, before moving to London to attend the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the LCC, from where he graduated with distinction in 2011.

    Jordi's work has been awarded and shortlisted in several international competitions, including the DB Award for Photography, the AOP Student Photographer of the Year, the POYi, the Lucie Awards, and recently the Taylor-Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize.

    His work has been exhibited widely, and published in different printed and online medias including the Sunday Times Magazine, the BJP, Il Corriere della Sera, the CNN, Gara, Wired or Photo8 story of the week.

    Jordi is currently represented by the German agency Laif.



    Nominated, the ICP Infinity Awards
    Nominated Joop Swart Masterclass
    Finalist IdeasTap Photography award, London, UK

    Winner the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, London, UK
    Winner the Deutsche Bank Award for Photography, London, UK
    Winner the AOP Student Awards, London, UK
    2nd place POYi Community Awareness Award 2012, USA
    Finalist the Lucie Awards (IPA), Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year, Los Angeles, USA
    Winner “One to Watch” student challenge by Lisa Pritchard Agency, London, UK
    Honourable Mention Magenta Flash Forward Emerging Photographers, Canada
    Finalist Concurs Centre de Fotografia Documental, Barcelona
    Selected the Eddie Adams Workshop 2012, New York, USA
    Selected Descubrimientos PhotoEspaña, Madrid, Spain
    Selected the Foto8 Summershow, London
    Selected 155th International Print Exhibition by the Royal Photographic Society
    Selected Concurso de Fotografia Purificación García, Madrid, Spain
    Selected Migration, Stories of a Journey Photography Award, London, UK
    Selected Ian Parry award 2012, London, UK
    Winner "Best portrait in show" the RGB Awards, Bristol, UK

    Selected Ian Parry award, London, UK
    Shortlisted Bar Tur award, London, UK


    "Menonos", El Tiempo Suspendido, PhotoEspaña 2013, Galería Paula Alonso, Madrid
    "The Parallel Society", IdeasTap Photographic Award , Magnum Print Room, London
    "Celebration of the Eid Day", A year in development, Labyrinth Photographic, London

    "Margarita Teichroeb", The Taylor-Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK, 2012
    "Mennonite Portraits", IdeasTap Photography Award, London Film Museum, London, UK, 2012
    "Mennonite Burial", 2012 Foto8 Summershow, London, UK
    "Menonos", 155th International Print Exhibition, Allen & Overy LLP in London, 2012
    "Menonos" at The AOP Student Awards exhibition at the Hoxton Gallery in London, 2012
    "Five Siblings", The RGB Awards at the The Grant Bradley Gallery in Bristol, 2012
    "The Fredom Theatre, Palestina" Solo exhibition at CC Cotxeres Borrell, Barcelona, 2012
    "In no man's land", Migration, Stories of a Journey exhibition at the Royal Horseguards of London, 2012

    "Menonos, Neither Snake nor Lizard exhibition, the LCC Galleries, London, 2011
    "The Mennonites in Bolivia", the Ian Parry Award exhibition at the Getty Images Gallery in London, 2011
    "The Nomad's School", solo exhibition at Ateneu 9Barris, Barcelona, 2011

    "The nomad’s school", collective projection at CC Golferichs, Barcelona, 2010
    "The Freedom Theatre, Palestina", Solo exhibition at CC Convent de St Agustí, Barcelona, 2009
    "The Freedom Theatre, Palestina", Solo exhibition at Espai Antoni Miró i Peris, Barcelona, 2009