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Lola Dunham explores vulnerability creating surreal and ideal scenarios

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Born the in June the 15thof 1991, in Bogotá – Colombia, Lola Dunham graduated as a graphic designer from the Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano in her home country.

During her undergraduate studies, she won a scholarship with the DAAD in Germany and spent some time at the research program in arts in University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf, in the TechnischeUniversität Dresden, Fachhochschule Köln, and in Offenbach University of Art and Design, among others.

During the last year of her undergraduate studies, she began to work in some of the most important magazines and newspapers in Colombia as an Editorial Designer while at the same time working on her own projects.

Last year she did a Master in Digital Publishing in Bau (Barcelona University Center of Design) as well as an internship as a photographer.

She is now based in Cannes, working as a freelance in editorial, photography and illustration.

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About ‘Malay’:

This series was made over the last couple of years, during Lola Dunham’s travels across Colombia and Spain.

Lola Dunham wanted to give the spectators a sense of the vulnerability of her subjects and play with the idea of escaping into ideal landscapes, where we are free of the bounds of the world.

Currently she is working on a series of photographs about the art of being an immigrant, the art of handling one’s own vulnerability in order to create a home as one moves from country to country, how, in doing so, one keeps changing intractably fast, and how borders are a constant threat to that process.

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20 December 2016
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