EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHY CONTENDER: PAOLA PAREDES

Paola Paredes (b.1986) is a photographer born and based in Quito, Ecuador. In Ecuador approximately 200 facilities exist to ‘cure’ homosexual men and women. The artist spent six months interviewing a woman who had been sent to one of these religious ‘clinics’ by her parents and locked up for a number of months. Until You Change stages some of the treatments and diagnoses she heard about in these interviews, with herself as the protagonist. 

Prizes for the 3rd Annual Emerging Photography Awards include gallery exhibitions at United Photo Industries (Brooklyn), ArtBridge (NYC) and HeadOn Festival (Sydney), $$$$, representation opportunities with Susan Spiritus Gallery (LA) andnineteensixtyeight (London), exposure, camera bags and more!  Deadline is February 16, 2017. 

Prizes for the 3rd Annual Emerging Photography Awards include gallery exhibitions at United Photo Industries (Brooklyn), ArtBridge (NYC) and HeadOn Festival (Sydney), $$$$, representation opportunities with Susan Spiritus Gallery (LA) andnineteensixtyeight (London), exposure, camera bags and more!  Deadline is February 16, 2017.